Greenland Open Space Trail

Highlights:

Part of the Colorado Front Range Trail, the lower trail joins into the Old Territorial Road, connecting the old Greenland Townsite to Palmer Lake. The 11-mile trail system is within over 3,000 acres of Greenland Open Space. Trail passes through native grasslands, by ponds, through rolling Gambel oak hills and skirts ponderosa pine forests. Views of Greenland open space, buttes and Pikes Peak.

Trail Rating:
Easy to moderate; 500 feet of elevation gain on upper loop

Trail Length:
Approximately 10 miles, including loop. Five miles from Greenland to Palmer Lake.

Trail Surface:
Crusher fines and natural surface

Uses:
Multi-use: horses, mountain bikes, hiking; dogs must be on leash

Amenities:
Group picnic shelter with covered hitch rails, horse trailer parking, water spigot, hitch rails, restroom, kiosk, benches

Location:  1532 Noe Road, Larkspur, CO 80118
South of Larkspur four miles and north of Palmer Lake in the Greenland Open Space.
Take I-25 Exit 167, west .2 miles and south .5 miles to Greenland trailhead.

Also accessible on the south side from the New Santa Fe Trail trailhead in Palmer Lake.

Contact:
Douglas County Open Space and Natural Resources 303-660-7495

Additional Resources

Douglas County Outdoors

Douglas County Outdoors

Douglas County Outdoors

Parks, Trails & Building Grounds

9651 S. Quebec St.
Littleton, CO 80130
Phone: 720.733.6990
Fax: 303.470.0916
Email:
jlopez@douglas.co.us

Office Hours:

7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For Park Reservations

9651 S. Quebec St.
Littleton, CO 80130
Phone: 720.733.6990
Fax: 303.470.0916

Weather Hotline

720.733.6999
(field conditions only)

Open Space and Natural Resources

100 Third Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Phone: 303.660.7495
Fax: 303.663.2064
Email:

Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.