This trail is closed and there is no plans to reopen it. Please be respectful of this. The neighborhood does not like people parking there and putting themselves in danger.

Also this area is finally becoming restored with plant life. Walking through it only promotes more damage until it has a chance to fully heal.

IF YOU DO GO- be aware that there is a ton of loose rock and various sharp pieces of metal sticking out of the ground. Not a place for dogs or absent minded people. DO NOT go after a rain storm or snow melt. It’s incredibly dry despite the creek running through it and not many places to climb to safety should a flood occur.

Truly a sacred place that should be respected as such.

If you want a view, visit Cave of the Winds or drive along Rampart Range Road in Garden if the Gods

Does anyone have any idea when this trail will reopen....used to be a favorite...

trail running
Monday, December 11, 2017

I miss the trail...

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Love this trail, hopefully will reopen soon

10 years ago this trail ws beautiful. I hope it becomes that way again with the fire.

Closed due to fire

trail running
Thursday, February 04, 2016

Great route, used to run this weekly years ago (or hiked) the fire closed it off, but worth it to see any of the trail.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

I did work on this trail this summer. It's a beautiful hike! Hope it re-opens soon.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

I love this trail! I can't wait for it to reopen. It's been closed way too long, now.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

I used to love this trail. So bummed it is closed!

One of my favorites before the fire.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Closed due to the fire two years ago, but an okay hike. The first 1/2 mile is a decent work out.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Was lucky enough to do this before the fire. A wonderful walk with some nice views. Hope it reopens soon.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Too bad it burned down. Was a nice trail close to home.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Hiked Waldo Canyon the weekend before the forest fire started. In fact, my current profile picture was taken the winter before. I hope they open it back up someday.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Came here 2 years back. Great trail bummed that the canyon fire came. It's beautiful

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Awesome trail and was fortunate to hike it two years in 2011 before the fire. One of my favorites and has a great variety of terrain.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Great trail! I hope the area grows back quickly; it was a beautiful place to escape for a while

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

PLEASE NOTE: The trail is CLOSED due to the horrific Waldo Canyon fire during the summer of 2012.

Monday, September 17, 2012

It breaks my heart to drive past the parking lot these days. I have done this trail numerous times over the years and my dog and I were fortunate enough to have done it a couple times this spring. It will be a long recovery for this area, but looking forward to the re-growth. Has always been a favorite of mine.

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Great. Trail. Steep in certain spots. Great scenic areas all around kids enjoyed. It

Saturday, July 28, 2012


Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Due to the recent Waldo Canyon Fire, this trail is closed. Hopefully the citizens of the Springs will have the opportunity to rebuild it soon. It was a great hike.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

sad to say this is burned, but it was a nice challenging trail. I look forward to doing it again as it grows back. I have before and after pictures on facebook.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Great hike but washed out in areas from all the rain.

Thursday, June 14, 2012


Monday, June 11, 2012

Beautiful hike! Try to get there around dawn so you can see the sun rise over the canyon. It is spectacular!

trail running
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

One of my favorites to hike, especially on Fridays! Very well maintained and worth your time, parking can be a bit congested, but get there early and you will enjoy!!

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Skinny trail but worth the drive.

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Lived in the springs for 3 years loved to hike Waldo for the views and exercise. Take water and snacks you will need to rest a bit. It is easy until the switchbacks and rocky parts Great veiws and sometime a rasberry bush, too. Going back in August this year getting old and lazy may not make the 7 miles.

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