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Date Thursday  4/20/2017
End Date Thursday  4/20/2017
Group Denver
Event Title Zorro Trail/Dakota Ridge/Matthews Winters Loop
Start Time 8:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Sandi Bianchi
Co-Leader Karen Hurley
Member Price Free
Available Participants No tickets left
Waitlist Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 9
Elevation Gain 1900
Driving Distance n/a

Location

Matthew Winters Park including Dakota Ridge and Zorro Trail, Jefferson County.

Meet at the large parking lot for William F. Hayden Park at Green Mountain. From Denver, take I-70 W to C470 South.Then take the W. Alameda Pkwy exit towards Dinosaur Ridge.  Go West on Alameda Parkway to the end of the road and turn North onto S. Rooney Rd.  The parking area is off to the right and the trail to the left.

 



For more info Contact

Sandi Bianchi, 303 810 0794, Sandi.Bianchi@comcast.net

Karen Hurley, kthurley@aol.com, 303 596 6775



Details

From the Zorro Trailhead, we will head west to the summit of Dakota Ridge, then south along the ridge descending to and crossing the road into Matthew Winters park. From there, we'll hike along the west side of the park to the north parking lot where we'll again cross the road and climb the trail to Dakota Ridge, hiking south until we reach the Zorro cutoff and return to the parking lot.




Notes

Scouted Tuesday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

More than twenty types of wildflowers blooming and migratory hawk count going on north side of Dakota Ridge.




Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.