Old Gordon Trail

Colorado National Monument
Thanksgiving | Thursday, November 24, 2011

Amanda had to work for a few hours on Thanksgiving, so while she was at work I decided to head on over to the Colorado National Monument and hike the Old Gordon Trail. It’s one of the few trails in the park that I had not hiked before. I was actually surprised to find that the park rangers were actually working on Thanksgiving. There were also plenty of people in the park, but they all seemed to be in No Thoroughfare Canyon or on the Serpents Trail because I had the Old Gordon Trail all to myself. I didn’t run into anyone else up there, which was nice.

The view into No Thoroughfare Canyon as I hike towards the start of the Old Gordon Trail.

No Thoroughfare View by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

I made a quick stop at the faint petroglyph panel in No Thoroughfare Canyon.

No Thoroughfare Petroglyphs by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

These signs were installed last year when they re-routed the trail into Echo Canyon.

Old Gordon Trail by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr