Best Easy Day Hikes Colorado Springs - 3rd Edition  by Stewart M. Green and Tracy Salcedo

Best Easy Day Hikes: Colorado Springs - 3rd Edition Guide Book

by Stewart M. Green and Tracy Salcedo (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Colorado Springs - 3rd Edition  by Stewart M. Green and Tracy Salcedo
Best Easy Day Hikes Colorado Springs includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty-five easy-to-follow hikes on the high plains as well as in the mountains near town. From renowned Garden of the Gods to secluded Mueller State Park, these hikes, most less than 5 miles long, will fuel your Rocky Mountain hiking fever.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Colorado Springs - 3rd Edition" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 25.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 25.

This excellent and peaceful loop hike wanders through soaring sandstone formations in the western sector of Red Rock Canyon Open Space. The 0.55-mile Contemplative Trail coupled with 0.9 mile of the ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
This secluded hike traverses through grassy meadows, scrub oak thickets, and ponderosa pine woods in the western sector of Cheyenne Mountain State Park. The 3.5-mile-long Blackmer Loop Trail, thre ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.7
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Wander through grassy meadows and lush creekside terrain while experiencing local flora and fauna at Bear Creek Nature Center. This loop hike at the Bear Creek Nature Center, part of El Paso Count ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.25
This fun hike in Cheyenne Mountain State Park explores the hills above the park visitor center, passing open meadows, scrub oak forests, and scattered ponderosa pines. The Coyote Run Trail is a gre ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.4
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This excellent loop hike, following four different trails, offers spectacular views of the Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak from rocky ridges and wooded valleys. The Edna Mae Bennett Nature Trail ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Birding,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2.6
This short loop hike in Fountain Creek Regional Park explores the wildlife-rich ponds and wetlands at the Cattail Marsh Wildlife Area south of Colorado Springs. The Fountain Creek Nature Trail loo ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
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This pleasant singletrack trail with moderate grades ends with great views from the summit of 9,288-foot Gray Back Peak on the southern edge of the Pikes Peak massif. The 1.9-mile Gray Back Peak T ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3.8
This fun hike climbs to the 9,843-foot summit of Grouse Mountain and a spectacular overlook that offers scenic views of Pikes Peak and Mueller State Park. This is a great hike for families and kids ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 0.8
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A steady climb leads to Horsethief Park, a high mountain meadow, and ends at a cascading waterfall on the western slope of Pikes Peak. Located off CO 67, an oft-traveled route between Divide and t ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 2.2
Barr Trail climbs 13 miles to the summit of Pikes Peak, but this great day hike follows the trail’s first 3 miles up Mount Manitou to wonderful views of the surrounding mountains. Pikes Peak, looming ...
Manitou Springs, CO - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 6.4
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Manitou Lake Trail is an easy, mile-long trail that encircles Manitou Lake north of Woodland Park and Pikes Peak. It’s an ideal hike for families and children with easy grades, nature study, and sceni ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
Climb through a pine and fir forest in North Cheyenne Cañon Park to the summit of 7,164-foot Mount Cutler, which offers panoramic views of Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs. Just beyond charming ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 1.9
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This popular hike down Outlook Ridge in Mueller State Park offers three scenic overlooks and then a return hike up a wooded valley past Lost Pond. The Outlook Ridge and Lost Pond Loop hike combine ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.65
This loop hike in Paint Mines Interpretive Park traverses prairie grasslands to an eroded badlands of colored sandstone used by ancient Native Americans for paint and pottery. The Paint Mines Trai ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
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This short hike along a paved trail explores the heart of Garden of the Gods Park, a natural wonder of sandstone formations on the west side of Colorado Springs. The Perkins Central Garden Trail, a ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.3
These trails explore Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument’s unique fossil record, passing massive petrified tree stumps and old quarries that have yielded some of the world’s best fossilized insec ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.7
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This short hike, initially following the Intemann Trail, climbs to the summit of 7,361-foot Red Mountain, where you’ll find commanding views of Manitou Springs and Pikes Peak. Red Mountain, a low p ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
A classic hike flanked by towering sandstone walls follows an old road in the heart of Red Rock Canyon Open Space. The Red Rock Canyon Trail explores Red Rock Canyon, the centerpiece of 1,474-acre ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2.2
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A short lollipop loop trail with great views follows a ridge in the southern sector of the Garden of the Gods. The easy Ridge Trail, a local favorite, ascends to a scenic overlook atop a ridge befo ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 0.37
This lovely trail leads you through shallow canyons in the Garden of the Gods to a scenic vista amid sandstone pillars. The Garden of the Gods, the most famous natural wonder near Colorado Springs, ...
Colorado Springs, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Walking - Trail Length: .55
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