The variety of terrain provides a good example of Colorado's Montane Life zone. Forests of pine, spruce, and fir; meadows frequented by elk; ridgetops viewing Pikes Peak; and shaded streams make this a favorite. This trail is a 2.2 mile loop that takes its name from the ruins of a sawmill that you'll pass on the trail.
Directions: From Florissant, Traveling west on Highway 24, you'll come to a junction with State Road 1 in Florissant. Turn left on to 1 and travel 2.5 miles to the road that leads to the Florissant National Monument Visitors Center.
Elevation: 8,400 feet
Ending Elevation: 8,400 feet
Elevation Gain: 240 feet
Distance: 2.2 miles
Usage: Heavy in Summer
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Colorado
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