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

Ft. Carson Year-Round Photos   courtesy of Annette Kester
Special Programs: Walking the USA, A-Z
Walking with Americas's Veterans
Distance:  5 & 11 Kilometers (3.1 / 6.8 miles) Walk
Rating:  2B
YRE:  Daily, January 1 through December 31
Start/Finish times:  Dawn to dusk
Starting point:  Fort Carson is now open to Non-DOD personnel.  Check my.ava.org for current status.  King Soopers Grocery Store, 815 Cheyenne Meadows Rd (Two volksmarches register here.  Ask for the Ft Carson volksmarch box.)
Directions:  From I-25, take exit 138 and go west on Lake Ave. to the Hwy 115 interchange.  Turn left onto Hwy 115 to Cheyenne Meadows Road.  Turn left onto Cheyenne Meadows Road, and King Soopers will be on your right.  The Volksmarch box is located at the service counter.
Special Instructions: 
Event info:  All non-DoD participants must enter Fort Carson through Gate #1.  As you approach Gate #1, get into the left lane to turn into the post.  As you enter the post, use the "All Visitors" lane to the right.  To gain entrance to the post you must present your state driver's license and have your car registration and proof of insurance available.  You will be asked to sign-in and will receive a 1-day MWR event pass to display on your car.  All persons/vehicles entering the base are subject to random search.  At the start/finish, you will pick up a map with driving directions on how to get to the walk trailhead.  The trail is the hard-packed dirt fitness trails and/or sidewalks of Fort Carson.  Trail is rated 2B, due to altitude (5840 ft) and a few moderate hills.  It is suitable for fitness walking/jogging strollers, but not wheelchairs.  The trail circles the golf course and main post area.  Restrooms are available at the start/finish and along the trail.  Leashed pets are welcome.  County:  El Paso.
POC: Annette Kester or Russ Kester ten.tsacmoc@retsekajna 719-641-1053(Annette) or 719-641-9107(Russ Kester)