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Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park

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16 mi 26 km of trail 6 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 3 Trails Intermediate Trails 12 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park - 6

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Favorite Bear blocking the trail!
Intermediate/Difficult

Section 16/Palmer Loop

5.9 mi 9.6 km 1,287' Up 392.19 m Up 1,288' Down 392.48 m Down

Manitou…, CO
Favorite Bridge #7 in early October
Intermediate/Difficult

Pikes Peak Ultra 50k

31.1 mi 50.1 km 7,423' Up 2262.4 m Up 7,422' Down 2262.25 m Down

Colorad…, CO
Favorite Bridge #7 in early October
Intermediate/Difficult

Pikes Peak Ultra: 50-Mile

51.0 mi 82.1 km 10,702' Up 3261.93 m Up 10,697' Down 3260.58 m Down

Colorad…, CO
Favorite View of Mount Cutler from Penrose Trail (#665) aka Lower Captain Jack's Trail.
Intermediate

Pikes Peak Ultra - 28k

17.6 mi 28.3 km 3,546' Up 1080.71 m Up 3,543' Down 1079.78 m Down

Colorad…, CO
Favorite View of Mount Buckhorn from Penrose Trail (#665) aka Lower Captain Jack's Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

High Drive Challenge

10.5 mi 16.8 km 2,026' Up 617.59 m Up 2,025' Down 617.19 m Down

Colorad…, CO
Favorite Bridge #7 in early October
Intermediate/Difficult

Section 16 to Jones Park (and back) Mountain Ramble

17.6 mi 28.4 km 4,025' Up 1226.79 m Up 4,024' Down 1226.65 m Down

Manitou…, CO

Trails in Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park - 9

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0.4 mi 0.7 km #1Bear Creek Trail (#666)
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km #2White Acres Trail
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km #3Palmer Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4Bear Creek Park Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
3.8 mi 6.1 km #5Bear Creek Regional Trail
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
3.6 mi 5.8 km #6High Drive
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
0.4 mi 0.7 km #7Section 16 Climb
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km #8Southeast Outer Loop Trail
Easy
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy
Colorado Springs, CO
0.4 mi 0.6 km #9Bear Creek - Greenway Trail Connector
Easy
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy
Colorado Springs, CO

Photos of Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park - 18

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Bear Creek Crossing on Bear Creek Trail (#666).
Aug 19, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
Bear blocking the trail!
Jul 10, 2019 near Manitou…, CO
Pasqueflower, fuzzy crocus-like flower, blooming along Palmer Park Trail. Spring is here!
Apr 21, 2019 near Manitou…, CO
Valley overlook from White Acres Trail.
Sep 6, 2017 near Colorad…, CO
View from High Drive.
May 23, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
Pikes Peak Ultra finish line!
Aug 20, 2015 near Colorad…, CO
View from Palmer Red Rock loop
Apr 28, 2015 near Manitou…, CO
Some great views from Bear Creek.
Apr 28, 2015 near Manitou…, CO