EXPLORING NATURE AT COLWELL CEDARS

HIKING AT CEDARS

Joseph Colwell guiding hikers on trails at Colwell Cedars Retreat, with magnificent views.

          There are 31 trails with a total length of about 4 miles.   They range  from easy trails of only a few hundred feet to difficult trails 1/5 mile  in length.  The trails are organized in relation to the five unique  topographical features at Cedars:   Sage Flat Area, Ruby Springs  Drainage, Center Ridge Area, Cabin Creek Drainage, and West Ridge Area. 

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PLANTS OF CEDARS

Wild, rare, orange, brown and yellow, Spring Orchid blossom at Colwell Cedars Retreat.

          Flowers, trees, cacti, shrubs, moss and lichen, and more.  Glorious diversity in 40 acres: about 200 that we know of!

         Accessible by our trail system.
        Admire them, draw them, paint them, photograph them, or commune with them.

          Or discover a new one!

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WILDLIFE OF CEDARS

Wildlife at Colwell Cedars Retreat, a handsome juvenile bobcat pausing to look around.

       In addition to mule deer, rock squirrels, bobcat, chipmunk, and  cottontail, we have infrequent sitings of badger, prairie dog, coyote, marmot, mountain lion, packrat,  raccoon, weasel-ermine, porcupine, striped skunk and civet.
        Plus, 91 species-varieties of birds,  insects, arachnids and reptiles to numerous to count.

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NATURE & ART JOURNEYS

Joseph Colwell leads explorers on a Nature and Art Journey through trails at Colwell Cedars Retreat.

            When you intuitively feel something is missing in your life,  come to Cedars for a personalized Nature and Art Journey and experience  natural connections to re-discover creativity and re-awaken your senses.
           As you explore the natural world  abundant at Cedars, we will guide you and hold your hand.  

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More than cedars!

Sleeping Cedar Trail sign at Colwell Cedars Retreat, an invitation to a walk thru diverse habitats.

Nothing sleepy about the Sleeping Cedar Trail at Colwell Cedars Retreat.  Just a wonderful walk through diverse wild habitats.

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