Penrose Commons

Penrose Commons

ELEVATION: 5,800 feet – 6,200 feet

LOCATION: 10 miles east of Cañon City, off of CO Hwy 115
ALLOWED USES: All motorized & non-motorized
MILES OF TRAIL: 30 miles
TYPES OF TRAIL: Rock crawling, 4WD, ATV
SEASON: September thru May (this area is closed when there are wet soil conditions, check here for current status)
FACILITIES: Restroom, parking, information kiosk



CAMPING: Dispersed camping is allowed throughout this area. Please camp only in existing sites and do not create new sites or fire rings. Contact the BLM office for information on current fire bans and please follow all fire restrictions. 

DIRECTIONS: From US Hwy 50 turn north on CO Hwy 115 at Penrose, drive 2.3 miles; turn west (left if coming from the south) on 3rd Street (CR 123, look for Brush Hollow Reservoir sign), and drive for 0.3 miles; turn north (right) on E Street (CR 127), and drive 3 miles to the parking area with an informational kiosk and restroom.


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