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Dates: 4/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Colorado Springs, CO
Event Name: Black Forest/Fox Run Park
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 106978 2017/Y1058
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5KM/10KM - 2C
Description: Dawn to dusk. No walking in inclement weather. After registering you must drive to the start. Directions are in the box. County roads and natural trail through pine forest at 7300 foot elevation. Rolling terrain precludes wheelchairs and non-jogging strollers. Leashed pets only! Restrooms at trailhead. Carry water.
Amenities: Strollers: Hard | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Dawn to Dusk
Location: Loaf 'N Jug
Start Point / Driving Directions: 161 North Gate Blvd. From I-25, take exit 156 (Air Force Academy/Gleneagle). Proceed east approximately 1/2 mile on North Gate Blvd to the Southwest corner of North Gate Blvd and Meadowgrass Drive.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Two volksmarches register here. Ask for the Fox Run Park box. This county park has developed picnic areas and a lovely central lake with gazebo. The trail features undulating terrain with interpretive signs and some beautiful Pikes Peak viewpoints. Bring your camera. The registration box contains a brief history of the park. The Black Forest/Fox Run Park walk is eligible through 2017 for the Trekking with the Trees Special Program, which expired 12/31/2016. Walk is located in the Colorado County of: El Paso.
Host Club: Falcon Wanderers
Contact: Jan Converse (719) 591-8193
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