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Date Wednesday  6/9/2021
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title RMOTHG Walker Ranch
Start Time 7:30 AM
Status Complete
Leader Elaine Shirley
Co-Leader Janice Johnson
Member Price Free
Available Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Easy B
Trail Mileage 7.6
Elevation Gain 1600
Driving Distance 40


Walker Ranch is one of Boulder County's Open Spaces.  Walker Ranch is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a cultural landscape.  This will be a loop hike in counter-clockwise direction.  We begin the hike at the Crescent Meadows Parking Lot.   After hiking downhill the first 2 miles, the trail steeply descends on wooden steps to South Boulder Creek.  From there we climb gradually to the Walker Ranch Loop TH where we will have a lunch break.  After lunch, we descend to South Boulder Creek on west side before the last uphill back to our cars.

Meeting place/time:  CMC East (Coors) parking lot at 7:30 for a 7:35 departure time.

Directions to TH:  From CMC, take Washington Ave to CO 93 for 1.0 mile.  Drive CO 93 to CO 72, West Coal Creek Canyon for 14.7 miles, turn right onto Crescent Park Drive.  Drive 1.0 mile to Gross Dam Road.  Then 1.8 miles to Crescent Meadows TH parking lot on the right.



For more info Contact

Elaine Shirley  303-594-9698

Janice Johnson 303-523-9055


This hike is for RMOTHG members.  

Please have your ten essentials, 2 liters of water, yellow medical information card.


Please inform the leader of any pertinent medical conditions that could affect you on this trip prior to the day of hike.


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.