Ponderosa and Sisters Trail Loop
Alderfer/Three Sisters is an out-of-the-way gem of a mountain park. The trees are responsible for the marvelous feel of Alderfer—the stately and sweet-smelling ponderosa pines are far enough apart to allow generous sunlight onto the woodland floor, yet close enough to impart a sheltered, protected feel. The dusty summits of the Three Sisters, jumbled rock formations that give the park its name, jut above the forest, and wildflowers spill down their sunny east-facing slopes. Views to the west are of Mount Evans, snowcapped in spring and early summer, muted green and brown in late summer and autumn. To all this, add a quaint farmhouse, a rustic barn, and meadows lush with springtime blooms of purple wild iris…It is simply perfect.
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Directions to: Ponderosa and Sisters Trail Loopprint directions
Trail Statistics & Information
|Elevation Gain||200 ft|
|Season||Best spring to fall|
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