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Spruce Meadows Trail

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 3.1 (10)

Spruce Meadows is a perfect beginner route for someone looking for a slightly longer option.


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Map Key

8.3

Miles

13.4

KM

Loop

7,178' 2,188 m

High

6,842' 2,086 m

Low

603' 184 m

Up

601' 183 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Gradual grades and beautiful views!

Description

The Spruce Meadows Trail winds through grassy meadows between Greenland Open Space and Spruce Mountain. With outstanding views of the surrounding buttes, Pikes Peak, Spruce Mountain and the Rampart Range, this easy trail offers something for everyone! The trail crosses over (or under) Spruce Mountain Road twice at marked crossings, and crosses over Noe Road twice before looping back to the parking area.

Flora & Fauna

The Spruce Meadows Trail winds through rolling fields of grasses and wildflowers. Keep an eye out as rattlesnakes and coyotes make Spruce Meadows home.

Contacts

Shared By:

Derek Griffiths

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  3.1 from 10 votes

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Trailhead.
Jul 27, 2019 near Monument, CO
Pikes Peak looming behind the buttes.
Jul 27, 2019 near Woodmoor, CO
Areas of snow that covered the trail and may confuse if you are unfamiliar with the trail.
Dec 24, 2019 near Palmer…, CO

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Apr 11, 2020
Roger Sperlbaum
8.3mi — 2h 37m
Jan 20, 2019
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Sep 10, 2018
Jessica Kibodeaux
bring sun screen 8.1mi
Apr 21, 2018
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Oct 28, 2017
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Oct 16, 2016
Jared Searle
Slow walk with five kids. 2.5mi
Nov 14, 2015
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