- 50 miles west of Pueblo
- 11.8 mile roundtrip
- 6 to 7 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 9500 feet
- Elevation Change:
- -2000 feet
- Summer - Fall
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- New Mexico
The trail goes north out of the campground and provides access to Venable Falls, Venable Lakes and the Phantom Terrace that connects with the Comanche Trail. The trail is 5.9 miles. The trail is moderate for hiking.
Map + Directions
Take Highway 69 south from Westcliffe (Westcliffe is 50 miles west of Pueblo) to County Road 140 (Schoolfield Lane). Turn right on CR 140 and follow it to the Comanche / Venable Trailhead.