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Distance

2 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty

Easy

Δ Elevation (FT)

Minimal

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Hogback Nature Trail

Colorado

  • Horseshoe Lake in Lathrop State Park near Pueblo Colorado.

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Hogback Nature Trail in Lathrop State near Pueblo Colorado is a great dog friendly hike the whole family will enjoy. Along the way hikers can expect amazing views of the Spanish Peaks, Greenhorn Mountain and Pikes Peak. The state park says "the trail winds through sandstone formations and then climbs up the rocky Hogback Ridge that forms the park's northern boundary. As the trail follows the top of the ridge, majestic views of the Spanish Peaks, Sangre de Cristo and Wet Mountain Ranges can be enjoyed. Along the two-mile trail, marker posts have been installed to accompany a self-guided brochure containing information about the area's plant and animal life and its history. The brochures are complimentary and are available at the trailhead. Bicycles are prohibited on this designated nature trail." Lathrop State Park has two campgrounds. The Pinon Campground is larger and RV friendly, while the smaller Yucca Campground is ideal for tent camping.

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Contact: Lathrop State Park 70 County Road 502 Walsenburg, CO, 81089

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