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Easy incline that connects the lower and upper points in the Hogbacks Open Space.


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0.5

Miles

0.9

KM

Point to Point

5,811' 1,771 m

High

5,559' 1,694 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

252' 77 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Geological Significance · Wildflowers

Family Friendly Even terrain for family hiking.

Need to Know

Open dawn to dusk

Description

The Hogbacks Open Space is a between Skyline Drive and an outling neighborhood of Canon City. This area is used by the local neighboorhood as a park for kids to ride their mountain bikes and families to stroll.

The Old Skyline Drive trail is an easy doublewide incline through a bit of high desert vegetation and the hogbacks of Dakota Ridge Trail. The trail connects the lower and upper points in the open space. Historic signage along the trail showing history. Great for family outings.

Flora & Fauna

Prickly Pear, Yucca, Cholla Cacti, Mixed Scrub

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K Keiter

Trail Ratings

  3.0 from 1 vote

#3

in The Hogbacks

#30850

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  3.0 from 1 vote
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#3

in The Hogbacks

#2,604

in Colorado

#30,850

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Prickly Pear Bloom along Old Skyline Drive.
May 17, 2021 near Cañon C…, CO

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