Live By Living Day Hike: Colorado Springs. Palmer Park Yucca/Mesa Trail. Monday, June 26.

Join us Monday, June 26, for an EASY hike at Palmer Park Yucca/Mesa Trail.  We are excited to announce that we will now be having walks in Colorado Springs and we hope you’ll come out to join us!  This hike is a 2.39 mile loop with beautiful city views of Colorado Springs and the bluffs of Palmer Park. 

 

As always, Live By Living day hikes are open to all cancer survivors and their caregivers, men and women. Regardless of whether you are currently in or out of treatment, we’d love to have you join us. If you’re uncertain whether you are physically up for a hike, please call us at 303-808-2339, and we can help you decide.

 

DAY/DATE OF HIKE: Monday,  June 26

MEETING TIME: 2:45 pm
RETURN TIME: 4:15 pm
MEETING PLACE: The Maizeland Bd Gate front parking lot with playground and dog park.  We will meet as a group at this location and carpool to trailhead due to limited spaces.

DIRECTIONS TO MEETING PLACE: From I-25 take exit 145 ti E Fillmore St.  Keep driving east and after crossing Union the road becomes N Circle Drive.  Turn left onto Maizeland Rd and continue to the park entrance on the left.

DIFFICULTY: Easy
DISTANCE: 2.39 miles

ELEVATION GAIN: 62.23
HIGHEST POINT: 6.583 ft
WALK LEADERS: Ruth McIntyre
Dogs OK? Yes, but must be leashed at all times

 

Be sure to bring:
1. Appropriate clothing for the weather. 2. Water
3. Sunscreen/sunwear/lip balm/sunglasses

 

CANCELLATIONS: If you need to cancel at the last minute, please call Ruth,719-365-2427 or email ruth.mcIntyre@uchealth.org by 9am the day of the walk/hike. If we decide to cancel due to poor weather, we will call everyone by 8:30am so be sure to provide a phone number where you can be reached.

 

To sign up for this hike, please complete the form below and click on the “submit form” button at the bottom. The form will go blank, and you should see a message that your message was sent successfully.