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Charon's Garden Trail

 4.9 (9)

2.4 Miles 3.9 Kilometers


95%

Runnable

283' 86 m

Ascent

-165' -50 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

1,765' 538 m

High

1,523' 464 m

Low

Shared By Matt Van Vliet

Conditions


All Clear 35 days ago
Mostly Dry - some light rain made the rocks a little slippery but overall great conditions History

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Rock gardens with climbs and rolling meadows with several small dry and wet creek crossings.

Matt Van Vliet

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Features Cave · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Trailhead parking on both the south and north sides in Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. In the center canyon there is a large rock garden with climbs/boulder hopping. There are several rolling meadows with multiple small dry and wet creek crossings.

From south to north take the footpaths towards the canyon. Link up along the stream and parallel it to Charon's Garden, then have fun climbing through the small caves or jumping across the boulders. On the north side of Charon's Garden, you can continue along the trail to the parking lot.

There are a lot of side paths along the trail, which is unmarked, so keep your bearings as you run and remember your route or use the Trail Run Project mobile app to stay on track.

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May 13, 2017
Jason Monson
Super fun trail! Ran as much as I could going South but was pretty beat coming back. Had to get around a few people but not too bad considering it... 5mi

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