Templeton Gap Trail

Palmer Park, Colorado

Elevation Gain334ft
Trailhead Elevation6,211ft
Elevation Min/Max6102/6234ft
Elevation Start/End6211/6211ft

Templeton Gap Trail

Templeton Gap Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is within Goose Gossage Youth Sports Complex and Palmer Park. It is 4.9 miles long and begins at 6,211 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 334 feet. The 34 mile information guidepost and Portal Park and another parking can be seen along the trail. There are also an information map and a wood along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Union Meadows Trail, Santa Fe Hike/Bike Trail and Greencrest Trail.

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"The more technical Templeton Trail can be accessed at many points in the park, including the Mesa Trail. This 4-mile route is easiest to follow in a clockwise direction from a starting point near the Ute Crest parking area. Look for the yellow trail sign and go south a few hundred feet on singletrack to an upright post signed Templeton Trail and the foreboding black diamond designation most familiar to downhill skiers." Read more

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Trail Information

Palmer Park
Nearby City
Goose Gossage Youth Sports Complex
Mountain Biking
Additional Use

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Dec 2018