Turkey Trot

Quick Info:

Distance:
3.0
Route Type:
Loop
Nearest Town:
Morrison
Elevation Climb:
793 ft. Elevation Gain
Difficulty Rating:
Approachable
View Rating:
4.5
Distance:
3.0
Route Type:
Loop
Nearest Town:
Morrison
Elevation Climb:
793 ft. Elevation Gain
Difficulty Rating
Approachable
View Rating:
4.5

    What a gorgeous hike! This is so perfect for a quick, approachable hike close to Denver. Only 3 miles round trip and there are just enough steep  parts to make it feel like a workout, but not to difficult that families couldn’t enjoy it.

    You start with views of Red Rocks and then the higher you climb you start to see Denver come into view! 

    What’s nice about this hike compared to others like Red Rocks/Morrison Slide Trail, there’s some shade! As you’re getting back into Mount Falcon Park you get a bit of a break from the sun through the trees and a few glimpses of the snowcapped mountains behind the park.

    Parking is free in the lot and dogs are allowed on leash.

    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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