The monthly Meeting of the Canonland Walkers and Hikers is held on 2nd Wednesday at El Alazan Restaurant: 1925 Fremont Dr. Canon City (between Shell gas station and Village Inn restaurant, on the north side of I-50) at 10:30 A.M.

Meeting starting at 11 A.M. 







January 27, 2016 – Deer Haven Loop


Leader: Dave Walker


Driving Directions: From Village Inn, go west on Hwy 50 for 9.5 miles to Hwy 9; then northwest 8.5 miles to CR 11 (High Park Road); then north on CR 11 for 5.2 miles to CR 69 (Entrance to Deer Haven Ranch); then south on CR 69 for 0.8 mile to BLM Road 5828; then west 0.8 mile to trailhead at gate.


Total Hiking Distance: 5 miles


Elevation Gain: 1,130 feet




This hike is located in the Deer Haven Ranch area. It follows a loop route of developed trails that we have taken in the past and includes a short side trip to the top of Dave’s Peak. This hike is rated as difficult, due to its distance and elevation gain.



February Hikes

February 3 2016   Hike will be from the parking at on Washington Street to the tower on top of Skyline Drive and return.  The city has improved the trail to the top of Skyline.


February 10, 2016   Trash clean up of Raynolds and monthly meeting.  Meet at the Recreation District parking lot at 9 A.M.


February 17, 2016   Hike will start at Curt Sorenson’s North of Cañon City.  Curt will lead the hike.  We will hike through his place to the cabin he built on his property and return to his house.  Ken will furnish chicken chili and a beer after the hike.


February 24, 2016 – Hike will be on the Pueblo River Walk.  Ken will have more details on parking and hiking later.