Valley History Explorer Hike #5: Ridgecrest (Point Lookout)
July 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Details: The moderate, 3-mile Ridgecrest hike will take hikers on the Point Lookout Trail to a viewpoint overlooking the valley. Point Lookout was a popular stopping point and overlook on old U.S. 70. It was founded in the 1920s and in its heyday featured an observation platform and a restaurant. Point Lookout also overlooks Royal Gorge through which Native Americans and early settlers traveled across the mountains.
Difficulty: Moderate, 2.5 miles
Note: This hike is part of a series, which goes on sale January 2, 2020. Hikers who wish to register for individual hikes may add their name to the waitlist by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional spaces for individual hikers on the waitlist may open up if a full series hiker cancels their registration.