Announcing a new Meetup for Weekend Hikers...Plus!
What: Wildflowers and buttes: On Saturday!!!
When: Saturday, June 5,[masked]:00 AM
Pawnee National Grasslands
Denver, CO 80206
Wildflower Hike. This is a full day. It's a three hour drive out to the butes but if you love hiking and scenery (which is very different from most of Colorado) it's worth it.
West Pawnee Butte: Pawnee National Grassland is all otherworldly, primallalld with
remarkable wildflowers, such as this Rocky Moulltaill locoweed,
ill late Mayor early JUlie.
Wildflower alert: Interesring narive wildflowers
include prickly gilia, silky marred pea, and sand dock.
Trail Rating: easy
Trail Length: 4 miles out and back.
Location: Pawnee Nat. Grassland
Elevation: 5420 down to 5200
Bloom Seas: May to June
Peak Bloom: Late May to Early June
Directions: From Denver, take 1-25north to highway 14.Go east 37 miles
to Briggsdale. Turn left on County Road 77. go 15miles. and
then turn right on Road 120for 6 miles to Grover. Turn right
on Road 390. go 6 miles. and take a left on Road 112.At the
sign marked Pawnee Buttes. turn right and follow the signs
to the trailhead.
There is a resturant that we visit on the way back for lunch. They have great burgers and are know for their cimammon rolls. They are about the size of a basket ball and are very good
Learn more here:http://hiking.meetup.com/351/calendar/13539685/