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Overlook Trail

Beginning Elevation: 4,375 Feet (1363.8 Meters)
Difficulty: Easy
Ending Elevation: 4,375 Feet (1363.8 Meters)
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Length, Round Trip: 1.0 Mile (1.6 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Spring
Usage: Heavy in Spring and Fall
Vehicle Accessibility: Passenger Vehicle

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General Description

Overlook Trail is accessible for individuals using wheelchairs
Copyright: Amy Pyle - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
Overlook Trail is accessible for individuals using wheelchairs
This trail begins at the parking lot of Vogel Canyon Picnic Area and leads south along the rim of the canyon. It culminates in a canyon overlook. The Forest Service gives the path a rating of easy.

Directions from La Junta: Drive south on Highway 109 for 13 miles to County Road 802. Turn right (west) on to 802 and travel one mile to a sign for Vogel Canyon. Turn left (south) and drive two miles to the picnic area.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Geology Overlook Trail
ICON Hiking & Walking Overlook Trail
ICON Horseback Riding Overlook Trail
ICON Bird Identification Overlook Trail
ICON Picnicking Vogel Canyon Picnic Area
ICON Viewing Scenery Overlook Trail

Related Activities
Canyon Trail - This trail leads 1.75 miles through Vogel Canyon and connects with the Prairie and Mesa Trails.

Mesa Trail - This trail leads 2.25 miles west connecting the Canyon Trail to the Prairie Trail at Vogel Canyon Picnic Area.

Prairie Trail - The Prairie Trail begins a short distance north of Vogel Canyon Picnic Area on the Barlow & Sanderson Stage Road.

Vogel Canyon Picnic Area - Vogel Canyon Picnic Area provides an opportunity for families and individuals to spend a day hiking, picnicking, viewing scenery and inspecting archaeological sites.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Pike and San Isabel National Forests, 1920 Valley Drive , Pueblo, CO, 81008, Phone: 719-545-8737

Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, 302 North Santa Fe Drive, P.O. Box 697 , Pueblo, CO, 81003, Phone: 800-233-3446, www.pueblochamber.org


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