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Colorado Springs Guide

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Helen Hunt Falls
Helen Hunt Falls

Helen Hunt Falls — named after Helen Hunt Jackson, author and social activist in the late 19th century — marks the abrupt descent of Cheyenne Creek where North Cheyenne Canyon Rd merges with Gold Camp...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Cap’n Jacks to Jones Park to Tuckaway Mtn Meadow
Cap’n Jacks to Jones Park to Tuckaway Mtn Meadow

Old Gold Camp Road leads to many of the hiking treasures of Colorado Springs. One of my favorites is the trek from High Rd via Cap’n Jacks trail, over the ridge between Mt Kineo and Mt Buckhorn, down...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Mt. Herman Loop
Mt. Herman Loop

The Mt. Herman Loop can be done via mountain bike, distance run, or hiking. On the bike, it is not a ride for beginners and must be done clockwise. A KMZ file is available down on the right under...

Columbine Trail
Columbine Trail

North Cheyenne Creek slices through Cheyenne Canyon, bordered on the north by Mays Peak and Mount Buckhorn, and on the south by Mount Cutler and Muscoco Mountain. Columbine Trail traces the cut of the...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Beaver Creek Loop
Beaver Creek Loop

The Beaver Creek Wilderness Study Area covers 40,000 acres of uninhabited, road-free wild country. According to the Central Colorado Wilderness Coalition, “bighorn sheep and elk find winter and summer...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Pikes Peak Greenway
Pikes Peak Greenway

One day, this trail will stretch all the way through Colorado from Wyoming to New Mexico. When that happens, it will be called the Colorado Front Range Trail. It will be epic. For now, though, enjoy a...

West Monument Creek Loop - Stanley Canyon
West Monument Creek Loop - Stanley Canyon

One of the easiest ways to experience many different pieces of terrain is to trek through a “loop hike.” This particular loop hike lives up to expectations. Behind the Air Force Academy is a 9300 ft...

Rated 1 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Mt Herman
Mt Herman

Monument, CO, is about 10 miles north of Colorado Springs, straddling I-25 today as it straddled the Rio Grande Railroad when it was founded in 1872. As Pike’s Peak dominates the skyline west of...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Stanley Canyon
Stanley Canyon

Picture the “wall” of the side of a chocolate layer cake. Imagine making one knife cut down through that wall. Pull out your imaginary knife (so you won’t get hurt) and gaze into the slit you’ve...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Palmer Park -- Templeton Trail
Palmer Park -- Templeton Trail

Palmer Park is one of the largest park/open spaces in the city of Colorado Springs. It contains excellent facilities: dog park, horse stable, riding trails, picnic areas, and for our purposes, hiking...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Red Rock Canyon Trails
Red Rock Canyon Trails

The Garden of the Gods is world famous, but two miles south of the Garden “Red Rock Canyon Open Space” invites hikers to enjoy the same geological strata in a much less “Victorian” setting. The land...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Mount Cutler
Mount Cutler

Here is a leisurely family hike you can do in a morning or afternoon. The hike is only 2 miles in length. Mt Cutler — named after Henry Cutler, one of General Palmer’s friends and a supporter of...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Garden of the Gods Loop
Garden of the Gods Loop

The Garden of the God’s really deserves more than one guide. This one takes you on a walk around the main section of the formations that constitute the Garden of the Gods as most people experience it....

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Monument Creek Trail 715
Monument Creek Trail 715

Monument Creek flows north through the Front Range, around the north side of Raspberry Mtn, and down into the town of Monument, where it turns south, paralleling I-25. Then it runs down through...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members