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Horsethief Park Trail

Basics
Location:
Northwest of Colorado Springs
Setting:
Mountainous
Length:
8 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
4 to 5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
10100 feet
Elevation Change:
1400 feet
Season:
Best in Summer

Description

Foot and horse trail. Motorized vehicles are prohibited. This trail is a moderately difficult trail of 4 miles and an elevation change of 1400 feet.

This trail passes through the old Horsethief Park area and culminates at an interesting rock outcropping known as "Pancake Rocks". From there you must return to the trailhead.

Details

Location:
Northwest of Colorado Springs
Setting:
Mountainous
Length:
8 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
4 to 5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
10100
Elevation Change:
1400
Season:
Best in Summer
Useful Map(s):
USGS Quads: Pikes Peak
Additional Details:
Drinking water is not readily available. Hikers are advised to carry an adequate supply. Water from streams should be treated before use.

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67. Drive 8 miles until you come to a tunnel. Parking is available on the other side of the tunnel. This is where the trail begins.


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