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Date Tuesday  5/2/2017
End Date Tuesday  5/2/2017
Group Denver
Event Title Trek to Elk Falls in Staunton State Park Loop Hike
Start Time 7:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Karen Hurley
Member Price Free
Available Participants No tickets left
Waitlist Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate C
Trail Mileage 13.7
Elevation Gain 2100
Driving Distance


Meeting place will be the dirt lot in front of the Fort Restaurant. Morrison/Evergreen exit off of Hwy 285 South.

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This will be a loop hike through many of the trails in the park. We will start on the Staunton Ranch trail, follow it to Bugling Elk. Then we will connect to the new West Meadow trail which loops around Elk Falls Pond. This trail leads to the Elk falls overlook. From there we will go down to Elk Falls. On the way out we follow Chimney Rock to Marmot passage, then on to the Scout Line trail and back to the parking lot on the Staunton Ranch trail.

This hike will cover almost 14 miles, so be prepared for a long day on some very nice trails. 




Bring plenty of water, lunch and snacks. Please volunteer to drive if you have a State Park pass. Otherwise, we will share the park fees. 

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.