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Date Saturday  6/21/2014
End Date Saturday  6/21/2014
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title Rampart Bio-Blitz: Cook Creek/Butler Canyon Palmer Lake Trailhead
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Mary Mourar
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Trip
Trip Type Stewardship
Pace Casual
Classification Difficult B
Trail Mileage 10
Elevation Gain 2000
Driving Distance


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For details on this bio-blitz hike, contact Mary Mourar at or 719-633-2614.


This hike will contribute to understanding the Wilderness Qualities of the Rampart Range Wildlands, the largest block of roadless land on the Front Range urban backdrop. Under the guidance of a biologist, we will survey the beautiful creek and valleys of Cook Creek, a tributary of Plum Creek, for interesting or unusual plant and animal life. After a 4 mile hike in from Palmer Lake, we will be off-trail and exploring -- be prepared to climb over and through downed trees, maneuver through rocks, and wade in streams. Pace will be intermittent -- the biologist will guide us to research spots and we will spend time in that area before moving on to the next spot. Be prepared to be a research assistant, with food and water for a full day in the backcountry.


Several other bioblitz hikes are available on Saturday June 21and Sunday June 22 -- you may sign up for one or both dates. 

Guests should sign up with leader.

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.