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Homestead Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,680 Feet (3017.5 Meters) Grouse Mountain Trailhead
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain, One-way: 280 Feet (87.3 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 9,680 Feet (3017.5 Meters) Wapiti Road
Length: 3 Miles (5.0 Kilometers)
Other Maps: Pikes Peak Atlas, Trails Illustrated 137
Recommended Season: Fall
Usage: Heavy in Summer
Vehicle Accessibility: Passenger Vehicle

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General Description

Homestead (1.9 miles) Trail is number 12 in the park system and begins from the northernmost portion of the campground. It leads westward for the first mile then southward to intersect with Werley Ranch Trail. From this intersection Homestead Trail continues southward for approximately one mile. The trail ends at the Homestead Trailhead on Wapiti Road.

This trail is open to bike and foot traffic. It travels through forest, meadows and rolling hills. There are several opportunities for extending this trail using the Werley Ranch, Geer Pond, Beaver Ponds and Revenuer's Ridge Trails.

Directions from Mueller State Park Visitor Center: Follow Wapiti Road northward to the campground. The Grouse Mountain Trailhead lies at the north end of the campground from here Homestead Trail leads to the left.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Homestead Trail
ICON Horseback Riding Homestead Trail - equestrians must leave the Homestead Trail at the Mountain Logger Trail.
ICON Bird Identification Homestead Trail
ICON Plant Identification Homestead Trail
ICON Wildflower Identification Homestead Trail
ICON Mountain Biking Homestead Trail
ICON Viewing Scenery Homestead Trail

More Information

Visitor Information:

Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, 104 South Cascade Ave, Suite 104 , Colorado Springs, CO, 80903, Phone: 800-888-4748, Fax: 719-635-4968


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