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on Palmer Trail

hiking
8 days ago

Very enjoyable hike on a warm day; very little snow on the trail. Relatively strenuous climb when traversing the trail by heading North from the trail head; opposite direction on the loop results in a much more gradual climb to the high point. Upper areas have beautiful views.

hiking
13 days ago

14 days ago

hiking
15 days ago

Love that some of the trails are dog free, but saw some people with dogs on those trails... Not pleased with that.

The trail itself is great with a bit of incline and nice views of both the mountains and the city. I'll definitely be going back.

hiking
20 days ago

Awesome day with our awesome Aussie's with my awesome friend...

hiking
25 days ago

Great hiking, very close to the springs. The trail isn't crowded like the Incline. Decent amount of parking, but like most trails, the earlier you get there , the better chance you have of getting a spot. First half of this hike is challenging. Possible need for spikes ... or just be very careful on the north face of one of the mountains after the Section 16 confluence .

hiking
28 days ago

Lower elevation. Hot in summer. It was ok but much better hikes at higher elevation.

hiking
28 days ago

Lower elevation. Hot in summer. It was ok but much better hiked at higher elevation.

hiking
1 month ago

Really great trail with some fairly challenging areas. It had a decent amount of iced over areas but nothing that some normal sneakers couldn't handle. Views were really cool.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

Great trail. I prefer to do the steep part first then turn around and head back down for a total trip of 3.46 miles. It's not very sunny on the steepest section so in the winter it gets cold on the way back down. Staying warm on the way up is no trouble if you are moving at a good clip. If you continue for the remainder of the 5+ miles it is a nice winding relatively down hill trail. Good for running or biking, but I get bored walking this distance. I call the first section "the dog bathroom" because it smells like it. It'd be nice if pet owners would clean up after pets.

this is a very easy trail. This is not a hiking trail. This trail is more of a running or walk in the park type of place.