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Catamount Trail 
    Type: Natural  
    Walkability:  Steep  
    Round Trip (Miles):  6.0  
    Vertical Gain(ft): 1,430  
    Time (hrs) : 5-7  
    Features: Catamount Falls,  
                   Garden of Eden, 
                   Catamount Reservoirs (N&S)
    Trails Intersected: Thomas
                               Ring the Peak

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Thomas Trail 
    Type: Natural  
    Walkability:  Moderate, Slippery (wet)  
    Round Trip (Miles):  2.5  
    Vertical Gain(ft): 700  
    Time (hrs) : 3-4  
    Features: Catamount Falls,  
                   Crystal Falls 
    Trails Intersected: Crystal
                               Kirkpatrick
                               Catamount

Crystal Trail 
    Type: Natural  
    Walkability:  Steep  
    Round Trip (Miles):  4.0  
    Vertical Gain(ft): 1,400  
    Time (hrs) : 4-6  
    Features: Crystal Falls,
                   Crystal Reservoir,
                   Views of Pikes Peak/Ute Pass
    Trails Intersected: Kirkpatrick
                               Thomas
                               Ring the Peak
Kirkpatrick Trail 
    Type: Natural  
    Walkability:  Easy  
    Round Trip (Miles):  2.0  
    Vertical Gain(ft): 400  
    Time (hrs) : 2-3  
    Features: Crystal Falls,  
    Trails Intersected: Wallace Reserve
                               Crystal
                               Thomas
Wallace Reserve Trails 
    Type: Natural  
    Walkability:   
    Round Trip (Miles):  2.0  
    Vertical Gain(ft): 
    Time (hrs) :   
    Features: 
    Trails Intersected: Kirkpatrick
Dewey Mountain Trail 
    Type: Natural  
    Walkability:   
    Round Trip (Miles):                                            Press to view local Press Release  
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The Thomas Trail is a narrow forest pathway that runs between Crystal Falls and Catamount Falls along the mountainside above Green Mountain Falls. Most of the Trail was blazed by Harold Felton and Lester Griswald in the early 1940's. Nearly the entire trail spans the 45 acre of land donated to the town for open space by Dr. C.Y. Thomas. In 1987, the GMFTC rediscovered the trail which was badly overgrown and virtually invisible. Volunteers spent three years clearing and restoring the trail which reopened in 1990. The access to the Thomas Trail passes the historical Iron Spring Pavilion across the street from the 1889 Tanglewood cabin. This well worn path led from the town to this spring which was a primary source of drinking water for early residents. In 2009, the GMFTC constructed a new access trail which greatly improves the viewing points along the Falls.

The newly aligned and completed Crystal Trail provides a safe access to the Crystal Reservoir located 1,400 feet above the Town. It provides spectacular views of the Ute Pass valley belowhe newly aligned and completed Crystal Trail provides a safe access to the Crystal Reservoir located 1,400 feet above the Town. 
The three mile long Catamount Trail provides Green Mountain falls residents and visitors the means to hike to the Pikes Peak North Slope Recreation Area located 1,430 feet above the Town. This recreation area includes the S. Catamount, N. Catamount reservoirs and great views of the Pikes Peak. The GMFTC spent 5 years planning, designing and laying out the trail and another 4 years constructing it using hundreds of volunteers. In 1997, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado provided 300 volunteers to build the first segment. The rest was built by local volunteers and was completed in 2001. The trail feaqtures views of the Catamount Falls and the picturesque Garden of Eden with its seasonal wild flowers. he three mile long Catamount Trail provides Green Mountain falls residents and visitors the means to hike to the Pikes Peak North Slope Recreation Area located 1,430 feet above the Town. This recreation area includes the S. Catamount, N. Catamount reservoirs and great views of the Pikes Peak. The GMFTC spent 5 years planning, designing and laying out the trail and another 4 years constructing it using hundreds of volunteers. In 1997, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado provided 300 volunteers to build the first segment. The rest was built by local volunteers and was completed in 2001. The trail feaqtures views of the Catamount Falls and the picturesque Garden of Eden with its seasonal wild flowers. 
The H.B. Wallace Reserve, a 95 acre open space preservation project of the Historic Green Mountain Falls Foundation, features over two miles of hiking trails. These trails are connected to the 5 miles plus of the GMF trails network by the Kirkpatrick Trail. This trail was built by the Colorado Legends and Legacy Corps in 2009. The trail is named for the Kirkpatrick family, long time summer resident of GMF. Construction was funded by the Historic Green Mountain Falls Foundation and the Town of Green Mountain Falls. The Kirkpatrick Trail crosses Crystal Creek at the beautiful Crystal Fallshe H.B. Wallace Reserve, a 95 acre open space preservation project of the Historic Green Mountain Falls Foundation, features over two miles of hiking trails. These trails are connected to the 5 miles plus of the GMF trails network by the Kirkpatrick Trail. This trail was built by the Colorado Legends and Legacy Corps in 2009. The trail is named for the Kirkpatrick family, long time summer resident of GMF. Construction was funded by the Historic Green Mountain Falls Foundation and the Town of Green Mountain Falls. The Kirkpatrick Trail crosses Crystal Creek at the beautiful Crystal Falls