- Colorado Springs
- 3.2 mile roundtrip
- 1.5 to 2 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 7900 feet
- Best in Summer
Foot and horse trail. Motorized vehicles are prohibited. St. Mary's Falls cascades 250-300 feet down a solid granite wall and is about 2.0 miles from Gold Camp Rd. Falls.
This trail follows Buffalo Canyon Creek through mature aspen stands and mixed pine and spruce forests to St. Mary's Falls. To ones right are the falls which cascade down a granite wall 250-300 feet. To ones left is a very nice view of Colorado Springs with the Broadmoor Hotel in the foreground. Trout may be seen in the creek.
From Colorado Springs, take either 26th St. or Cheyenne Rd. to North Cheyenne Canyon Rd. to Gold Camp Rd. About one mile past the intersection of North Cheyenne Canyon Rd., GoldCamp Rd. and High Drive is the trailhead.