Falcon Wanderers Volkssporting Club
P.O. Box 17162
Colorado Springs, CO 80935-7162

Black Forest (Fox Run Park) Seasonal Photos   courtesy of Curt Converse
Special Programs: Walking the USA, A-Z
Walking the United States (50 States/51 Capitals)
Doin' The Louisiana Purchase
Animal Safari
(Expired in 2016) Trekking with the Trees
Distance:  5 & 10 Kilometers (3.1 / 6.2 miles) Walk
Rating:  2C
Seasonal:  April 1 through December 31
Start/Finish times:  Dawn to dusk.  No walking in inclement weather.
Starting point:  Loaf 'N Jug, 161 North Gate Blvd  (Two volksmarches start/finish here.  Ask for the Fox Run volksmarch box.)
Directions:  From I-25, take exit 156 (Air Force Academy/Gleneagle). Proceed east on North Gate Blvd less than 1 mile to Loaf 'N Jug at the corner of North Gate Blvd & Meadowgrass Dr (on the right).
Event info:  At the start/finish, you will pick up a map with driving directions on how to get to the walk trailhead.  The trail route is on dirt trails and county roads and has been rated 2C, because of the hills and altitude (7,300 ft). Large wheeled strollers can complete this event.  Wheelchairs are not recommended.  Leashed pets only!  Restrooms are available at the trailhead.  Bring your camera.  County:  El Paso.  The park has developed picnic areas and a lovely central lake with gazebo.  The trail features undulating terrain with interpretive signs and some beautiful Pikes Peak viewpoints. The registration box contains a brief history of the park.
POC: Jan Converse ten.knilyrutnec@esrevnocnaJ 719-591-8193