Colorado Springs Hiking Trails
Posted on: July 16, 2018 | by: admin
There are many benefits to spending your day hiking. Between reducing the risk of various cancers, decreasing stress, improving mental health and helping you to control your weight, there really is no downside to hiking. If you’re looking for Colorado Springs hiking trails, check out this post!
The Best Colorado Springs Hiking Trails
The Garden of Gods is estimated to be 300 million years old. When you hike the Garden of the Gods, you will see the Great Plains grasslands, woodlands of the American Southwest and the mountain forest of Pikes Peak. This park has over 15 miles of trails, and even a trail that is wheelchair accessible. Visitors can also bike, horseback ride and rock climb in select areas of the park.
Cheyenne Mountain State Park is located just south of Colorado Springs. The park covers 2,700 acres with 20 miles of hiking and biking trails. The park also offers guided hikes and educational programs. The Limekiln Trailhead located in Cheyenne Mountain State Park has restrooms, picnic tables and a playground.
The Austin Bluffs Open Space is known for its unique rock formations and is rated as an easy to moderate trail. The park covers nearly 500-acres of land and has a mixture of paved trails and more difficult single-track trails. There is also a Rock Pulpit area, with a significant amount of climbing required to get to the top.
The Intemann Trail is a popular trail for both hikers and mountain bikers. The trail has great year-round views of the Garden of Gods, Red Rock Open Space and Manitou Springs. The trail is rated moderate difficulty and is 3-miles roundtrip.
Seven Bridges is 5.78 miles roundtrip and is rated as moderate difficulty. The hike weaves around a creek in the North Cheyenne Canon and is almost entirely shaded by trees. The trail is named after the seven wooden bridges you will cross before reaching Jones Park. Jones Park is a gorgeous meadow filled with wildflowers.
Storage Units for Outdoor Items in the Colorado Springs Area
Stor-Mor Self Storage has a storage facility in Colorado Springs, CO. If you’re a regular hiker, camper or cyclist, you may have tents, camping supplies, bicycles or hiking gear in your home. The storage facility has 5×8 and 6×8 storage units, ideal for storing hiking, camping and other outdoor supplies.
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