Susan G Bretag Trail

Garden of the Gods Park, Colorado

Distance0.3mi
Elevation Gain61ft
Trailhead Elevation6,373ft
Top6,434ft
Elevation Min/Max6373/6434ft
Elevation Start/End6373/6373ft

Susan G Bretag Trail

Susan G. Bretag Trail is a hiking trail in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is within Garden of the Gods Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 6,373 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 61 feet. This trail connects with the following: Gateway Trail and Dakota Trail.

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Best Dog Hikes Colorado (Falcon Guides)
Bob D’Antonio, Maryann Gaug, Stewart Green, Linda B. Mullally, and Tracy Salcedo-Chourré.
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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. Your dog will have lots of smells to sniff at the various trail forks, as horses and mountain bikers are known to travel the various trails. This wonderful hike follows parts of four different trails around the main red-rock zone of the Garden of the Gods. The first section, following Palmer Trail, climbs onto ridges west of North and South Gateway Rocks." Read more
Best Easy Day Hikes: Colorado Springs - 3rd Edition (Falcon Guides)
Stewart M. Green and Tracy Salcedo
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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 trails are singletrack except for a wide concrete sidewalk section. Expect great views and a close-up intimate experience with the unique rock formations and the transitional ecosystems found here. Most of the trail is quiet, with few other hikers, although the section through the main Garden zone is busy. The trail also crosses the park roads four times. Be sure to use the crosswalks." Read more

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Trail Information

Garden of the Gods Park
Nearby City
Garden of the Gods Park
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Moderate
Skill Level
Views
Features
Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services, 1401 Recreation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80905-1975; (719) 385-5940; https://coloradosprings.gov/department/76
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Dec 2018