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Length
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Arkansas Riverwalk Trail

7 mi
State: CO
Crushed Stone, Gravel

Austin Bluffs Trail

2.1 mi
State: CO
Concrete

Bear Creek Trail (Colorado Springs)

0.4 mi
State: CO
Asphalt, Concrete

Briargate Trail

2.5 mi
State: CO
Concrete

C-470 Bikeway

36 mi
State: CO
Concrete

Cherry Creek Regional Trail

40 mi
State: CO
Concrete, Gravel

Cook Creek Trail

2 mi
State: CO
Concrete

Cottonwood Creek Trail (CO)

4.7 mi
State: CO
Concrete, Gravel

Foothills Trail (CO)

6.6 mi
State: CO
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

High Line Canal Trail (CO)

71 mi
State: CO
Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt, Gravel

LaForet Trail

2 mi
State: CO
Concrete, Dirt

Manitou Incline

1 mi
State: CO
Boardwalk, Dirt

Mesa Springs Greenway

2.6 mi
State: CO
Concrete

Mesa Valley Trail

1.7 mi
State: CO
Dirt, Gravel

Midland Trail

1.6 mi
State: CO
Concrete

Narrow Gauge Trail (CO)

2 mi
State: CO
Crushed Stone

New Santa Fe Regional Trail

20 mi
State: CO
Crushed Stone, Gravel, Sand

North Douglas Creek Trail

1.25 mi
State: CO
Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

Pikes Peak Greenway Trail

16 mi
State: CO
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Dirt

Rock Island Trail (CO)

14.8 mi
State: CO
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Gravel
Accordion

Rockrimmon Trail

1.3 mi
State: CO
Crushed Stone

Sand Creek Trail

2.8 mi
State: CO
Concrete

Shooks Run Trail

3.9 mi
State: CO
Asphalt, Concrete

Sinton Trail

2.9 mi
State: CO
Concrete

Skyline Trail

1.5 mi
State: CO
Concrete

Stetson Trail

2.6 mi
State: CO
Concrete

Templeton Gap Trail

4.42 mi
State: CO
Asphalt, Concrete

Upper Gold Camp Road

15 mi
State: CO
Dirt, Gravel, Sand

Willow Creek Greenbelt Trail

6.1 mi
State: CO
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Woodmen Trail

2.4 mi
State: CO
Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
Cañon City, Colorado, is a recreation destination popular with whitewater rafters and rock climbers. Two notable attractions also bring visitors to the city: the nearby Royal Gorge Bridge spans the...
CO 7 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel
Students of the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs will appreciate the Austin Bluffs Trail. It runs through the campus, connecting the north and east sides of the school. The trail travels...
CO 2.1 mi Concrete
Just south of downtown Colorado Springs, the Bear Creek Trail provides a short connection from Bear Creek Regional Park to Interstate 25. On the other side of the highway, you can pick up the Pikes...
CO 0.4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Briargate Trail is located in northern Colorado Springs, beginning at the athletic fields of John Stone Park. From there, this pleasant trail travels southeast through residential areas for just...
CO 2.5 mi Concrete
The C-470 Bikeway—also known as the C-470 Trail and Centennial Trail in Douglas County—provides open views of the Colorado foothills as it follows the southwestern segment of Denver's beltway. Along...
CO 36 mi Concrete
The Cherry Creek Regional Trail is a picturesque 40-mile route that begins in downtown Denver and connects suburban and rural Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, including the communities of Parker,...
CO 40 mi Concrete, Gravel
The Cook Creek Trail is a short, paved trail located in the suburban community of Lone Tree. The trail originates in Cook Creek Park, home to a local pool, tennis courts, and a portion of the Willow...
CO 2 mi Concrete
The Cottonwood Creek Trail stretches nearly 5 miles across northern Colorado Springs with a mix of residential views and open vistas. At Rangewood Drive, the trail forks; the northern branch runs...
CO 4.7 mi Concrete, Gravel
The Foothills Trail runs along Colorado Springs' western border at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains. You'll begin near Oak Valley Ranch Park and travel south along an irrigation channel,...
CO 6.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The High Line Canal Trail is a popular stretch of path through Denver's southside suburbs, winding for 71 miles between Aurora and Roxborough State Park. The trail is owned and operated by Denver...
CO 71 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt, Gravel
Two segments of the LaForet Trail are currently complete, offering 2 miles of pathway in northern Colorado Springs, just outside the United States Air Force Academy. The western segment is a...
CO 2 mi Concrete, Dirt
The Manitou Incline is a very unusual rail-trail. Built along a former cable car line, the trail goes straight up the side of a mountain, climbing about 2,000 feet over its one-mile length! It was...
CO 1 mi Boardwalk, Dirt
The Mesa Springs Greenway is a north-south route along the western side of Interstate 25. A sound wall between the highway and the trail helps makes the journey more pleasant. The pathway is also wide...
CO 2.6 mi Concrete
Situated in the northwestern corner of Colorado Springs, the Mesa Valley Trail travels through largely open areas to Sondermann Park. In the park, you will travel through woodlands along Mesa Creek....
CO 1.7 mi Dirt, Gravel
Note: Beginning in August 2015, the eastern end of the Midland Trail will be closed for two years as the Colorado Department of Transportation constructs the new Interstate 25/Cimarron Street...
CO 1.6 mi Concrete
Gaining only 200+ feet in elevation, the Narrow Gauge Trail is in Pine Valley Ranch Park, a beautiful open space near the mountain community of Pine, Colorado. The trail follows the north bank of the...
CO 2 mi Crushed Stone
The New Santa Fe Regional Trail provides a scenic journey along the front range of the mountains, from Palmer Lake Recreation area in northern El Paso County through the U.S. Air Force Academy in...
CO 20 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel, Sand
Although just over a mile long, the North Douglas Creek Trail provides access to one of Colorado Springs' natural treasures: Ute Valley Park. The trail begins at the intersection of Vindicator and...
CO 1.25 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel
The Pikes Peak Greenway Trail runs throughout Colorado Springs, from just south of the United States Air Force Academy to the El Pomar Youth Sports Park. The popular trail connects at both ends to...
CO 16 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Dirt
About an hour south of Denver, the Rock Island Trail offers a nearly 15-mile pathway in two disconnected segments in El Paso County. Future plans call for linking the two sections for a seamless trail...
CO 14.8 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Gravel
Accordion
The Rockrimmon Trail, named for the Colorado Springs neighborhood in which it lies, begins in Foothills Park, adjacent to Foothills Elementary School. From there, the crushed-stone trail winds its way...
CO 1.3 mi Crushed Stone
The Sand Creek Trail cuts a diagonal path along the creek through commercial and residential areas of southeastern Colorado Springs.  The trail begins about a half-mile southwest of Sierra High...
CO 2.8 mi Concrete
The paved Shooks Run Trail runs north–south along Shooks Run Creek near downtown Colorado Springs. It is one of the easier bike paths in the area; however, runs slightly downhill from north to south....
CO 3.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Sinton Trail runs just shy of 3 miles in northern Colorado Springs. Begin your journey at the Gossage Youth Sports Complex on Mark Dabling Boulevard. From there, you'll travel northwest along...
CO 2.9 mi Concrete
The Skyline Trail offers rolling hill climbs through the community of Briargate in northeastern Colorado Springs. It begins at Research Parkway and travels south until it ends at an electric...
CO 1.5 mi Concrete
The Stetson Trail is a concrete pathway through residential neighborhoods that stretches 2 miles across northeastern Colorado Springs. It closely follows the south side of Stetson Hills Boulevard. As...
CO 2.6 mi Concrete
The Templeton Gap Trail is one of many trails that make up Colorado Springs' robust trail network. The Templeton Gap Trail itself connects to both the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail and Sinton Trail in the...
CO 4.42 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Upper Gold Camp Road charts a circuitous route through the Pike National Forest, following the route of old mining trains. The route was forged in the 1880s then later improved for cars. But a tunnel...
CO 15 mi Dirt, Gravel, Sand
The Willow Creek Greenbelt Trail is a six mile, paved and soft-surface trail that runs along a creekbed in the suburban area around Centennial. The trail begins in the north outside the Holly Park...
CO 6.1 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Woodmen Trail provides an east-west route through commercial and residential areas in northern Colorado Springs. It begins by an electric substation just south of Briargate Boulevard and follows a...
CO 2.4 mi Concrete

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Foothills Trail (CO)

CO - 6.6 miles

The Foothills Trail runs along Colorado Springs' western border at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains. You'll begin near Oak Valley Ranch Park and travel south along an irrigation channel,...

Willow Creek Greenbelt Trail

CO - 6.1 miles

The Willow Creek Greenbelt Trail is a six mile, paved and soft-surface trail that runs along a creekbed in the suburban area around Centennial. The trail begins in the north outside the Holly Park...

Woodmen Trail

CO - 2.4 miles

The Woodmen Trail provides an east-west route through commercial and residential areas in northern Colorado Springs. It begins by an electric substation just south of Briargate Boulevard and follows a...

Cottonwood Creek Trail (CO)

CO - 4.7 miles

The Cottonwood Creek Trail stretches nearly 5 miles across northern Colorado Springs with a mix of residential views and open vistas. At Rangewood Drive, the trail forks; the northern branch runs...

Accordion

Shooks Run Trail

CO - 3.9 miles

The paved Shooks Run Trail runs north–south along Shooks Run Creek near downtown Colorado Springs. It is one of the easier bike paths in the area; however, runs slightly downhill from north to south....

Cherry Creek Regional Trail

CO - 40 miles

The Cherry Creek Regional Trail is a picturesque 40-mile route that begins in downtown Denver and connects suburban and rural Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, including the communities of Parker,...

Austin Bluffs Trail

CO - 2.1 miles

Students of the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs will appreciate the Austin Bluffs Trail. It runs through the campus, connecting the north and east sides of the school. The trail travels...

Rock Island Trail (CO)

CO - 14.8 miles

About an hour south of Denver, the Rock Island Trail offers a nearly 15-mile pathway in two disconnected segments in El Paso County. Future plans call for linking the two sections for a seamless trail...

Sand Creek Trail

CO - 2.8 miles

The Sand Creek Trail cuts a diagonal path along the creek through commercial and residential areas of southeastern Colorado Springs.  The trail begins about a half-mile southwest of Sierra High...

Pikes Peak Greenway Trail

CO - 16 miles

The Pikes Peak Greenway Trail runs throughout Colorado Springs, from just south of the United States Air Force Academy to the El Pomar Youth Sports Park. The popular trail connects at both ends to...

North Douglas Creek Trail

CO - 1.25 miles

Although just over a mile long, the North Douglas Creek Trail provides access to one of Colorado Springs' natural treasures: Ute Valley Park. The trail begins at the intersection of Vindicator and...

Mesa Springs Greenway

CO - 2.6 miles

The Mesa Springs Greenway is a north-south route along the western side of Interstate 25. A sound wall between the highway and the trail helps makes the journey more pleasant. The pathway is also wide...

Skyline Trail

CO - 1.5 miles

The Skyline Trail offers rolling hill climbs through the community of Briargate in northeastern Colorado Springs. It begins at Research Parkway and travels south until it ends at an electric...

Narrow Gauge Trail (CO)

CO - 2 miles

Gaining only 200+ feet in elevation, the Narrow Gauge Trail is in Pine Valley Ranch Park, a beautiful open space near the mountain community of Pine, Colorado. The trail follows the north bank of the...

High Line Canal Trail (CO)

CO - 71 miles

The High Line Canal Trail is a popular stretch of path through Denver's southside suburbs, winding for 71 miles between Aurora and Roxborough State Park. The trail is owned and operated by Denver...

Bear Creek Trail (Colorado Springs)

CO - 0.4 miles

Just south of downtown Colorado Springs, the Bear Creek Trail provides a short connection from Bear Creek Regional Park to Interstate 25. On the other side of the highway, you can pick up the Pikes...

Briargate Trail

CO - 2.5 miles

The Briargate Trail is located in northern Colorado Springs, beginning at the athletic fields of John Stone Park. From there, this pleasant trail travels southeast through residential areas for just...

Arkansas Riverwalk Trail

CO - 7 miles

Cañon City, Colorado, is a recreation destination popular with whitewater rafters and rock climbers. Two notable attractions also bring visitors to the city: the nearby Royal Gorge Bridge spans the...

C-470 Bikeway

CO - 36 miles

The C-470 Bikeway—also known as the C-470 Trail and Centennial Trail in Douglas County—provides open views of the Colorado foothills as it follows the southwestern segment of Denver's beltway. Along...

Sinton Trail

CO - 2.9 miles

The Sinton Trail runs just shy of 3 miles in northern Colorado Springs. Begin your journey at the Gossage Youth Sports Complex on Mark Dabling Boulevard. From there, you'll travel northwest along...

Briargate Trail

CO - 2.5 miles

The Briargate Trail is located in northern Colorado Springs, beginning at the athletic fields of John Stone Park. From there, this pleasant trail travels southeast through residential areas for just...

Cottonwood Creek Trail (CO)

CO - 4.7 miles

The Cottonwood Creek Trail stretches nearly 5 miles across northern Colorado Springs with a mix of residential views and open vistas. At Rangewood Drive, the trail forks; the northern branch runs...

Mesa Valley Trail

CO - 1.7 miles

Situated in the northwestern corner of Colorado Springs, the Mesa Valley Trail travels through largely open areas to Sondermann Park. In the park, you will travel through woodlands along Mesa Creek....

Bear Creek Trail (Colorado Springs)

CO - 0.4 miles

Just south of downtown Colorado Springs, the Bear Creek Trail provides a short connection from Bear Creek Regional Park to Interstate 25. On the other side of the highway, you can pick up the Pikes...

Accordion

Rockrimmon Trail

CO - 1.3 miles

The Rockrimmon Trail, named for the Colorado Springs neighborhood in which it lies, begins in Foothills Park, adjacent to Foothills Elementary School. From there, the crushed-stone trail winds its way...

Woodmen Trail

CO - 2.4 miles

The Woodmen Trail provides an east-west route through commercial and residential areas in northern Colorado Springs. It begins by an electric substation just south of Briargate Boulevard and follows a...

Foothills Trail (CO)

CO - 6.6 miles

The Foothills Trail runs along Colorado Springs' western border at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains. You'll begin near Oak Valley Ranch Park and travel south along an irrigation channel,...

Narrow Gauge Trail (CO)

CO - 2 miles

Gaining only 200+ feet in elevation, the Narrow Gauge Trail is in Pine Valley Ranch Park, a beautiful open space near the mountain community of Pine, Colorado. The trail follows the north bank of the...

Willow Creek Greenbelt Trail

CO - 6.1 miles

The Willow Creek Greenbelt Trail is a six mile, paved and soft-surface trail that runs along a creekbed in the suburban area around Centennial. The trail begins in the north outside the Holly Park...

Sand Creek Trail

CO - 2.8 miles

The Sand Creek Trail cuts a diagonal path along the creek through commercial and residential areas of southeastern Colorado Springs.  The trail begins about a half-mile southwest of Sierra High...

Templeton Gap Trail

CO - 4.42 miles

The Templeton Gap Trail is one of many trails that make up Colorado Springs' robust trail network. The Templeton Gap Trail itself connects to both the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail and Sinton Trail in the...

Cherry Creek Regional Trail

CO - 40 miles

The Cherry Creek Regional Trail is a picturesque 40-mile route that begins in downtown Denver and connects suburban and rural Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, including the communities of Parker,...

High Line Canal Trail (CO)

CO - 71 miles

The High Line Canal Trail is a popular stretch of path through Denver's southside suburbs, winding for 71 miles between Aurora and Roxborough State Park. The trail is owned and operated by Denver...

Austin Bluffs Trail

CO - 2.1 miles

Students of the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs will appreciate the Austin Bluffs Trail. It runs through the campus, connecting the north and east sides of the school. The trail travels...

Cook Creek Trail

CO - 2 miles

The Cook Creek Trail is a short, paved trail located in the suburban community of Lone Tree. The trail originates in Cook Creek Park, home to a local pool, tennis courts, and a portion of the Willow...

LaForet Trail

CO - 2 miles

Two segments of the LaForet Trail are currently complete, offering 2 miles of pathway in northern Colorado Springs, just outside the United States Air Force Academy. The western segment is a...

Upper Gold Camp Road

CO - 15 miles

Upper Gold Camp Road charts a circuitous route through the Pike National Forest, following the route of old mining trains. The route was forged in the 1880s then later improved for cars. But a tunnel...

North Douglas Creek Trail

CO - 1.25 miles

Although just over a mile long, the North Douglas Creek Trail provides access to one of Colorado Springs' natural treasures: Ute Valley Park. The trail begins at the intersection of Vindicator and...

Sinton Trail

CO - 2.9 miles

The Sinton Trail runs just shy of 3 miles in northern Colorado Springs. Begin your journey at the Gossage Youth Sports Complex on Mark Dabling Boulevard. From there, you'll travel northwest along...

Midland Trail

CO - 1.6 miles

Note: Beginning in August 2015, the eastern end of the Midland Trail will be closed for two years as the Colorado Department of Transportation constructs the new Interstate 25/Cimarron Street...

Bear Creek Trail (Colorado Springs)

CO - 0.4 miles

Just south of downtown Colorado Springs, the Bear Creek Trail provides a short connection from Bear Creek Regional Park to Interstate 25. On the other side of the highway, you can pick up the Pikes...

Skyline Trail

CO - 1.5 miles

The Skyline Trail offers rolling hill climbs through the community of Briargate in northeastern Colorado Springs. It begins at Research Parkway and travels south until it ends at an electric...

North Douglas Creek Trail

CO - 1.25 miles

Although just over a mile long, the North Douglas Creek Trail provides access to one of Colorado Springs' natural treasures: Ute Valley Park. The trail begins at the intersection of Vindicator and...

Cherry Creek Regional Trail

CO - 40 miles

The Cherry Creek Regional Trail is a picturesque 40-mile route that begins in downtown Denver and connects suburban and rural Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, including the communities of Parker,...

Accordion

Upper Gold Camp Road

CO - 15 miles

Upper Gold Camp Road charts a circuitous route through the Pike National Forest, following the route of old mining trains. The route was forged in the 1880s then later improved for cars. But a tunnel...

Foothills Trail (CO)

CO - 6.6 miles

The Foothills Trail runs along Colorado Springs' western border at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains. You'll begin near Oak Valley Ranch Park and travel south along an irrigation channel,...

C-470 Bikeway

CO - 36 miles

The C-470 Bikeway—also known as the C-470 Trail and Centennial Trail in Douglas County—provides open views of the Colorado foothills as it follows the southwestern segment of Denver's beltway. Along...

Mesa Valley Trail

CO - 1.7 miles

Situated in the northwestern corner of Colorado Springs, the Mesa Valley Trail travels through largely open areas to Sondermann Park. In the park, you will travel through woodlands along Mesa Creek....

Midland Trail

CO - 1.6 miles

Note: Beginning in August 2015, the eastern end of the Midland Trail will be closed for two years as the Colorado Department of Transportation constructs the new Interstate 25/Cimarron Street...

LaForet Trail

CO - 2 miles

Two segments of the LaForet Trail are currently complete, offering 2 miles of pathway in northern Colorado Springs, just outside the United States Air Force Academy. The western segment is a...

Manitou Incline

CO - 1 miles

The Manitou Incline is a very unusual rail-trail. Built along a former cable car line, the trail goes straight up the side of a mountain, climbing about 2,000 feet over its one-mile length! It was...

New Santa Fe Regional Trail

CO - 20 miles

The New Santa Fe Regional Trail provides a scenic journey along the front range of the mountains, from Palmer Lake Recreation area in northern El Paso County through the U.S. Air Force Academy in...

Templeton Gap Trail

CO - 4.42 miles

The Templeton Gap Trail is one of many trails that make up Colorado Springs' robust trail network. The Templeton Gap Trail itself connects to both the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail and Sinton Trail in the...

Cook Creek Trail

CO - 2 miles

The Cook Creek Trail is a short, paved trail located in the suburban community of Lone Tree. The trail originates in Cook Creek Park, home to a local pool, tennis courts, and a portion of the Willow...

Shooks Run Trail

CO - 3.9 miles

The paved Shooks Run Trail runs north–south along Shooks Run Creek near downtown Colorado Springs. It is one of the easier bike paths in the area; however, runs slightly downhill from north to south....

Cottonwood Creek Trail (CO)

CO - 4.7 miles

The Cottonwood Creek Trail stretches nearly 5 miles across northern Colorado Springs with a mix of residential views and open vistas. At Rangewood Drive, the trail forks; the northern branch runs...

Narrow Gauge Trail (CO)

CO - 2 miles

Gaining only 200+ feet in elevation, the Narrow Gauge Trail is in Pine Valley Ranch Park, a beautiful open space near the mountain community of Pine, Colorado. The trail follows the north bank of the...

Sand Creek Trail

CO - 2.8 miles

The Sand Creek Trail cuts a diagonal path along the creek through commercial and residential areas of southeastern Colorado Springs.  The trail begins about a half-mile southwest of Sierra High...

Pikes Peak Greenway Trail

CO - 16 miles

The Pikes Peak Greenway Trail runs throughout Colorado Springs, from just south of the United States Air Force Academy to the El Pomar Youth Sports Park. The popular trail connects at both ends to...

High Line Canal Trail (CO)

CO - 71 miles

The High Line Canal Trail is a popular stretch of path through Denver's southside suburbs, winding for 71 miles between Aurora and Roxborough State Park. The trail is owned and operated by Denver...

Recent Trail Reviews

High Line Canal Trail (CO)

Be aware of the Santa Fe area of the trail

July, 2017 by jeremy.barton

Approaching Santa Fe is where the trail seems to become really neglected. No crossing assistance whatsoever across Santa Fe is extremely dangerous. Once across Santa Fe heading SW, the trail is extremely rutted and then ends in the middle of nowhere with no signage or any instruction on how to get to the Chatfield section. This section appears to be run/managed by Denver Water but I would highly avoid this area until improvements are made.

Pikes Peak Greenway Trail

Great on two wheels, south end good for trikes

July, 2017 by biomom1954

Road this trail on both my bike and trike. North of the bike shop was uncomfortable on the trike due to the very uneven narrow paved surface. South of the bike shop the trail has been reworked and is wider and smoother. Much better surface for trikes to share the trail.

Willow Creek Greenbelt Trail

south has ridges

May, 2017 by bentmtnrider

Fun stroll to Sweetwater Park with varied terrain, tunnels, traffic noise, & access to C470 trail.

Accordion

Midland Trail

New Asphalt on Naegele Road

May, 2017 by 8 wheel transit

Update May 2017: New pavement on Naegele Road (US 24/Cimmarron St. Frontage Road) between 21st St. and 25th St.!

High Line Canal Trail (CO)

poorly marked

April, 2017 by astroman

Entering at the southern end by Chatfield Reservoir, the trail is very rough dirt and gravel. After a couple miles the trail suddenly stops and there is a gap with no directions to connect to the rest of the trail. The trail headed north from hwy 470 is packed gravel and in nice condition with rural scenery. There are lots of road crossings and many areas where the trail is unmarked and leaves you hanging. You can't ride 71 miles straight through as the trail info implies.

Pikes Peak Greenway Trail

Standard urban trail

April, 2017 by astroman

Entering at Woodman Rd, we rode about 5 miles south. Convenient bike shop about .5 miles in. It's a pretty typical urban paved trail through industrial area along a stinky stream.

New Santa Fe Regional Trail

bike handling practice

April, 2017 by astroman

We parked at the Pikes Peak Greenway TH and rode the southern 10 miles out and back. Bathroom and water were still closed for the season here on April 16th, 2017 after a month of 70 degree weather. Gradual uphill in this direction but the rolling hills make it tough to realize the accumulated elevation. The trail runs relatively close to the freeway, but often seems on a distant prairie with frequent nice views of Pikes Peak. Trail surface is deep sand, loose gravel, with rolling hills.

Sinton Trail

Trail Upgrade Complete!

April, 2017 by 8 wheel transit

New concrete has replaced the old asphalt trail between Gossage Park and the I-25 underpass. The trail alignment is basically unchanged so some relatively steep sections remain.

LaForet Trail

Update March 2017

March, 2017 by 8 wheel transit

The concrete trail has been completed along the south side of Middle Creek Parkway west of Voyager Parkway (all the way down the hill to the western terminus of Middle Creek Parkway).

Fun and interesting trail.

Shooks Run Trail

Trail Upgrade between Jackson St. and Fontanero St. is Complete!

March, 2017 by 8 wheel transit

The old cracked and crumbling asphalt through this section has been replaced with new concrete and a gravel shoulder for runners thanks to ballot measure 2D! Awesome!

Manitou Incline

Test Run at Manitou Incline

March, 2017 by mmcinnis92

First of all, being from Houston where it is flat and only about 60' above sea level, I was sucking wind getting to the gate, granting passage up to the Incline!

I began my ascent and found the trail very well groomed and friendly for recreational walkers all the way up to serious fitness enthusiasts. I decided to turn around and go back down at the first non-step break in the trail as I was just in town visiting, on business.

I decided that I would wait for my daughters or my sister to join me, making the climb all the way up to the top, but you are certain to get your day's worth of exercise out of the effort and the subsequent 3.6 mile descent down Barr Trail.

Parking is limited and it costs $5 cash to park at The Cog railway; best bet it is to catch the free shuttle in Manitou Springs Park (which runs every 20 minutes and is limited on stops).

I look forward to returning and finishing the hike to the top.

Sand Creek Trail

New Section Open from the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail

February, 2017 by 8 wheel transit

A new section of this trail has been completed and is open from the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail (adjacent to El Pomar Sports Complex) northeast to Hancock Expressway. This is a brand-new, all-concrete section of trail up to Hancock Expressway.

There is still a short missing section of trail north of Hancock, but you can navigate around the missing section of trail using Astrozon Boulevard (located 850 feet to the southeast along Hancock). There are striped bike lanes on Astrozon between Hancock and Academy. You can jump back on the trail via the sidewalks along Academy Boulevard between the Astrozon/Academy intersection and the Sand Creek bridge just to the north. The trail continues along Sand Creek up to Airport Road.

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