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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Colorado Springs, CO
Event Name: Prospect Lake
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112341 2019/Y0777
Distance - Trail Ratings: 6KM/10KM - 1A
Description: Daily, Dawn to Dusk. Altitude 6,200 ft. Leashed pets only! Things to see on the walk: Prospect Lake, Fallen Firefighter's Memorial, Deaf and Blind School, and (10K) Uncle Wilber's Fountain.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Doin' The Louisiana Purchase, Points of Reference, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Dawn to Dusk
Location: 7-11 Store
Start Point / Driving Directions: 331 S Hancock-From I-25, exit 141, turn East on Cimarron. Drive .6 miles to Wahsatch, turn N (left). Drive 1 block to Costilla, turn E (right). Drive .9 miles to Hancock. 7-11 on corner. PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN DRIVEWAY WHILE YOU WALK. PARK JUST EAST IN PAVED PARKING LOT AT WEST END OF LAKE.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Rated 1 due to altitude of 6,200 ft. Wheelchair rating 1A. The trail starts with a 2K loop around Prospect Lake on a relatively flat paved path. There is a 6K and a 10K for this event. One time around the lake for the Functionally Disadvantaged trail (2K). The other two trails will take you past the Fallen Firefighters Memorial as well as the Deaf and Blind School. The 10K also takes you downtown to Uncle Wilber's musical fountain in Acacia Park (the oldest park in Colorado Springs). Restrooms (port-a-potties in the winter) are available at both playgrounds by the lake and at several fast food establishments downtown. County: El Paso
Host Club: Falcon Wanderers
Contact: Jan Converse (719) 330-8766
Website: www.falconwanderers.org
E-Mail Contact: janconverse@centurylink.net