Carpenter Peak

Quick Info

Distance:
6.3 Miles
Route Type:
Out & Back
Nearest Town:
Roxborough
Elevation Climb:
1,059 ft. Elevation Gain
Difficulty Rating:
Not So Approachable
View Rating:
4.5
Distance:
6.3 Miles
Route Type:
Out & Back
Nearest Town:
Roxborough
Elevation Climb:
1,059 ft. Elevation Gain
Difficulty Rating
Not So Approachable
View Rating:
4.5

Roxborough State Park is one of my favorites in Colorado, it never feels too busy and there are tons of gorgeous red rock formations without the crowds of Garden of the Gods. Carpenter Peak is one of their tallest peaks within the park so you’ve got a 1,000 ft. climb to make it the top but over 3.2 miles to the top it’s never too steep.

One other part of this trail I really like is the amount of shade! There’s at least a mile or so where you’re winding through the forest and it’s a welcome break from the sweltering sun.

Kylie Bearse

Kylie Bearse

When I’m not exploring the trails, I’m a Meteorologist! You can see me every weekday morning on Fox31 KDVR from 4:30-10am! Have a weather question? Don’t hesitate to ask!

Kylie Bearse

Kylie Bearse

When I’m not exploring the trails, I’m a Meteorologist! You can see me every weekday morning on Fox31 KDVR from 4:30-10am! Have a weather question? Don’t hesitate to ask!

Kylie Bearse

Kylie Bearse

When I’m not exploring the trails, I’m a Meteorologist! You can see me every weekday morning on Fox31 KDVR from 4:30-10am! Have a weather question? Don’t hesitate to ask!

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