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Susan G. Bretag Trail

Intermediate

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0.3 mile 0.5 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 64' 19 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 6,438' 1,962 m
Low: 6,374' 1,943 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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Trail shared by Mikhaila Redovian

A great shorter option offering a new perspective on White Rock.

Mikhaila Redovian

Features Fall Colors · Views

Family Friendly Located not far from the central garden, and featuring a short track, this route is perfect for the whole family.

Description

This shorter trail is a great choice for visitors who have limited time or who just want to get a new perspective on White Rock. The trail curves around the eastern side of the feature, providing visitors with ample opportunity to take in this dramatic feature from another angle. Especially when seen from the east, the incredible contrast between the white sandstone of this feature and the red sandstone of the Kissing Camels, Siamese Twins, and North Gateway Rock can be appreciated.

The trail is short and flat, making this a perfect place to take photos, admire the scenery, or use as an extension of other trails in the park.

Flora & Fauna

Visitors will be treated to a variety of desert plants such as juniper, yucca, and scrub oak, and will also enjoy seeing rabbits or lizards.

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Photos

Looking down the trail at the Dakota Hogback.
Sep 29, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
Cloudy day.
Oct 7, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
A dramatic stormy day near the White Rock.
Sep 29, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
Looking south from the end of the Palmer Trail.
Sep 29, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
The White Rock looks ghostly in comparison with the fin behind it!
Sep 29, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
Garden of the Gods entrance sign.
Apr 23, 2018 near Manitou…, CO

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