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green High Chaparral Open Space Loop

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2.2 mile 3.5 kilometer out and back
98% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 168' 51 m
Descent: -168' -51 m
High: 6,862' 2,091 m
Low: 6,762' 2,061 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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Trail shared by Dan Allen

A 54-acre open space on the eastern side of Colorado Springs. Features a figure-8 loop and views of the Front Range.

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Overview

This small open space features a view of Colorado's Front Range stretching from Mount Herman south to the Spanish Peaks.

Need to Know

Parking lot is located along Stetson Hills Blvd. Follow the gravel path at the southern end of the lot alongside a picket fence. The path crosses Silo Ridge Road, the open space entrance is just on the east side of Silo Ridge Road.

Description

The first portion of the loop follows a ridge on the Ridgetop Trail to the east of the Old Farm neighborhood. The trail loops north at the southern end of the property on Prairie Loop Trail, parallels Powers Boulevard for a while, and then loops back west to complete the figure-8.

Flora & Fauna

The open space is dominated by pinon, juniper, and scrub oak.

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Apr 17, 2019
Delaney Baxendale
2.4mi — 0h 24m
Mar 9, 2019
Jeff Boutwell
2.6mi — 0h 28m
Feb 1, 2019
Joe Fritz
2.2mi
Apr 28, 2018
Nicole King

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  4.3 from 4 votes

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