‘Tour Our Trails’ Challenge Kicks Off to Encourage Residents to Visit, Explore Outdoors

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San Diego County unveiled on Wednesday the, “Tour Our Trails” challenge to encourage residents to visit parks and explore different trails as a safe socially distant activity during the coronavirus pandemic.

San Diego County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar, Supervisor Jim Desmond along with County Parks and Recreation staff kicked off the challenge before the July 4 holiday weekend to encourage safe, socially distant, outdoor recreation.

From the creek bed of Los Penasquitos County Preserve to the summit of the El Cajon mountain, the hiking challenge will take you around the county with 15 hikes. The hiking challenge starts with five easy hikes followed by five moderate hikes, and five that are considered tough.

“The County has so many unique parks, from San Elijo Lagoon on the coast to the breathtaking peaks of the Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve,” said Supervisor Gaspar. “I hope the healthy competition

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Loveland Trails | City of Loveland

Emerald Glen Trail in Loveland      Recreation Trail through Emerald Glen Natural Area – Wilson Ave. and 43rd St. 

Trail SystemLoveland Recreation Trail Sign

Paved Trails

The Recreation Trail System consists of 26 miles of paved trail nearly encircling Loveland and connecting to other regional trails, including Long View Trail and Colorado Front Range Trail.

The main loop trail runs through beautiful areas on the west side of town near Wilson Ave., along the Big Thompson River corridor, over and under city streets, along irrigation canals and the west shore of Boyd Lake State Park and through prairies and wetland meadows.


The entire trail system is open from 6:00A to 10:30P daily. 

Quarter-mile markers are located along a large portion of the trail to measure distance traveled. These markers begin counting near Wilson Avenue and continue east and around to the Hwy 287 North underpass (near 57th Street).   

Loveland Recreation Trail

Trail Sections

  • Big Thompson River Trail (Rossum
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Adventure Trails Retreat, with ATV, Equestrian, Mountain Bike Trails and more in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas.

A Retreat in the Ouachita Mountains.  Located near Mena, Arkansas surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest, the Adventure Trails Retreat provides many recreation opportunities.  Bring your horses, ATV’s, Mountain Bikes, or Canoes and Kayaks as we have assets nearby that support all of these activities.  The Retreat is surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest and presents great hunting opportunities and excellent fishing in the nearby Cossatot River. 


After your day of Adventures, relax in our well appointed cabin.  The Two Bedroom Cabin has modern kitchen, washer/dryer, king size bed, and queen size bed, covered and screened front porch, TV with Dish Satellite and DVD/VHS player, AC/Heat and all linens included.  Nearby is a covered outdoor pavilion for cookouts.  Cabin and Bunkhouse are in a very private setting. 


We are set up to corral your horses or mules. 
U shaped drive for easy access for

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