Octo Hike – Palmer Divide Ranch Trail

Palmer Divide Ranch Trail

  • Mon, Dec 4, 2023
  • Denver
  • Hiking
  • Adults
  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 298 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,206 ft
  • Pace: .5 to 1.5 mph

Meet at 8:00 AM at Cabela's Lone Tree, far East side of the parking lot (drive past the building to the East).  Be a little early for carpooling.

Directions(Updated 11/30):

Address:  7499-7907 Jones Rd, Larkspur 80118

 I-25 to Exit 181 for Plum Crk Parkway/frontage road toward Wilcox St

Use middle lane to turn left onto Plum Crk Pkwy, continue straight to stay on Plum Crk Pkwy.  At traffic circle, take 1st exit onto Lake Gulch Rd, turn right onto CO 83 S, travel onto E. Best/Jones Rd.  Destination is on the right.

 Let the leader know if you will not join the group at Cabela's.

The trail configuration is a lollipop loop.

This is an Octogenarian (Octo) Hike for those who have aged out of normal CMC hikes, or anyone who finds CMC's traditional Easy hikes more than they want or can do. Octo Hikes are slower paced, have shorter distances, less elevation gain, and more frequent stops than typical Easy A hikes. We also normally stop for snacks at picnic tables, where available, or social lunch at a local cafe after the hike (details TBA.)

  • Non-Octos are welcome to join this trip. Just be aware that the pace will be casual.


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