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687 mi 1,106 km of trail 30 Featured Runs

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gem Favorite Sentinel Point summit looking west with Horsethief Park below

Sentinel Point Summit

(4) Cripple…, CO

Featured Runs in Pike National Forest - East - 30

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Favorite Meadow below the Lookout
Easy/Intermediate

Devil's Head Lookout

2.7 mi 4.4 km • Out and Back • 887 ft Ascent 270.49 m Ascent

(45) Deckers, CO
Favorite North side of the first reservoir covered in snow.
Intermediate/Difficult

Harrison Crash Site via Ice Cave

11.1 mi 17.8 km • Loop • 2,066 ft Ascent 629.6 m Ascent

(16) Palmer…, CO
Favorite Devil's Playground
Difficult

Pikes Peak Northwest Slopes

6.6 mi 10.6 km • Point to Point • 4,123 ft Ascent 1256.58 m Ascent

(31) Cascade…, CO
Favorite Bridge #7 in early October
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Rosa via Pipeline Trail

14.7 mi 23.7 km • Loop • 4,197 ft Ascent 1279.26 m Ascent

(16) Manitou…, CO
Favorite Snowy canyon hike
Easy/Intermediate

Waterton Canyon

13.9 mi 22.3 km • Out and Back • 579 ft Ascent 176.61 m Ascent

(22) Roxboro…, CO
Favorite Bridge #7 in early October
Intermediate/Difficult

Pikes Peak Ultra: 50-Mile

51.0 mi 82.1 km • Loop • 10,702 ft Ascent 3261.93 m Ascent

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

Pikes Peak Ultra 50k

31.1 mi 50.1 km • Loop • 7,423 ft Ascent 2262.4 m Ascent

(2) Colorad…, CO
Favorite North side of the first reservoir covered in snow.
Intermediate

Winding Stairs Loop

5.9 mi 9.6 km • Loop • 1,564 ft Ascent 476.81 m Ascent

(14) Palmer…, CO

Trails in Pike National Forest - East - 168

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12.5 mi 20.1 km #1Barr Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
12.5 mi 20.1 km Manitou Springs, CO 30 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #27 Bridges Trail (#622)
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.3 km Manitou Springs, CO 27 
2.5 mi 4.1 km #3The Crags Trail #664
Intermediate
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Cascade-Chipita Park, CO 22 
2.3 mi 3.7 km #4Catamount Trail (Green Mountain Falls)
Intermediate
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.7 km Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
3.7 mi 6.0 km #5St. Mary Falls Trail (#624)
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Manitou Springs, CO 17 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #6Raspberry Mountain Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Cascade-Chipita Park, CO 10 
1.6 mi 2.5 km #7Eagles Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Air Force Academy, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.5 km Air Force Academy, CO 11 
0.1 mi 0.1 km #8Devil's Tower Summit
Easy/Intermediate
Perry Park, CO
Easy/Intermediate
0.1 mi 0.1 km Perry Park, CO
13.3 mi 21.4 km #9CT - Segment 3: Little Scraggy to FS-560 Wellington Lake Road
Easy/Intermediate
Pine, CO
Easy/Intermediate
13.3 mi 21.4 km Pine, CO 10 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #10Horsethief Park Trail (#704.C)
Difficult
Cripple Creek, CO
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Cripple Creek, CO
14.4 mi 23.2 km #11Indian Creek Loop #800
Intermediate
Roxborough Park, CO
Intermediate
14.4 mi 23.2 km Roxborough Park, CO 17 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #12Stanley Canyon Trail #707
Intermediate/Difficult
Air Force Academy, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Air Force Academy, CO 15 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #13Mount Herman
Intermediate
Palmer Lake, CO
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Palmer Lake, CO 15 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #14Rainbow Gulch Trail #714
Easy/Intermediate
Woodland Park, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Woodland Park, CO
16.3 mi 26.2 km #15CT - Segment 1: Waterton Canyon to South Platte River
Intermediate
Roxborough Park, CO
Intermediate
16.3 mi 26.2 km Roxborough Park, CO 12 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #16Ice Cave Creek Trail
Intermediate
Palmer Lake, CO
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Palmer Lake, CO
2.3 mi 3.7 km #17Chautauqua Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Palmer Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Palmer Lake, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #18Signal Butte Trail #719
Intermediate
Woodland Park, CO
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Woodland Park, CO
4.1 mi 6.6 km #19Devil's Playground (#664A)
Difficult
Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
Difficult
4.1 mi 6.6 km Cascade-Chipita Park, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km #20Gill Trail #610
Intermediate
Pine, CO
Intermediate
4.8 mi 7.8 km Pine, CO

Photos of Pike National Forest - East - 321

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Devil's Playground
Jul 20, 2015 near Manitou…, CO
Bridge #7 in early October
Oct 11, 2019 near Manitou…, CO
The trail follows a stream for about halfway.
Sep 30, 2017 near Cascade…, CO
Once forest, now open trails.
Sep 11, 2015 near Pine, CO
You work hard below tree line but the views up here pay off.
Sep 11, 2015 near Manitou…, CO
View of Mason and McReynolds Reservoirs from atop Amalgre Mountain.
Sep 10, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
View of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway line
Sep 12, 2018 near Manitou…, CO
Looking back through the 'gateway' in the rocks, you get a true sense of the area's natural wonder.
Jan 22, 2017 near Manitou…, CO

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