CAÑON CITY WALK The Falcon Wanderers Volksmarch Club of Colorado Springs will sponsor a 6 km (3.7 miles) and an 11 km (6.8 miles) Volksmarch (non-competitive walking) event on Saturday, February 2, 2013.
The start/finish location for the walk is Habitat for Humanity, 727 S. 8th St. Cañon City, CO. 81212 Participants may start this event any time between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon and walk at your own pace to finish by 3:00PM.
This event is free and open to the public. Leashed pets are welcome on the trail! Strollers can complete the trail. Wheelchairs will have difficulty.
The walk is through some interesting and beautiful neighborhoods and then travels down some sparsely populated areas before entering Fairview Cemetery. The cemetery has many large trees and beautiful headstones.
The 6km walkers will then return to the finish. The 11km walkers will proceed past an old mercantile building and jail, around a pond and across the Arkansas River before returning to the finish.
The walk route is on narrow road sides and paths with some natural trails. For more information call Kaye Widger at (719) 251-8009 or Julie Jons at (719) 231-9643.