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Templeton Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.1 (16)

The hardest of the Palmer Park loops.


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Map Key

3.8

Miles

6.1

KM

93%

Runnable

6,561' 2,000 m

High

6,399' 1,950 m

Low

488' 149 m

Up

489' 149 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Leashed

Description

This trail is loaded with rugged rock sections punctuated by sections of singletrack. Templeton runs the circumference of Yucca Flats. The west-northwest side of the trail is the most difficult, but there are technical sections throughout the trail.

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Shared By:

Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 16 votes

#1

in Palmer Park

#6911

Overall
  4.1 from 16 votes
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Trail Rankings

#1

in Palmer Park

#511

in Colorado

#6,911

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Photos

Navigating through the sandstone bluffs.
Dec 18, 2015 near Cimarro…, CO
View of Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs!
Dec 18, 2015 near Colorad…, CO
View of Pikes Peak from the Yucca Flats trailhead.
Dec 18, 2015 near Cimarro…, CO
Pikes Peak!
Dec 18, 2015 near Cimarro…, CO
The easy part of Templeton Trail in Palmer Park...
Apr 2, 2015 near Colorad…, CO
Cactus blooming everywhere.
Jun 24, 2019 near Colorad…, CO

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Sep 10, 2022
Adam Ryba
0h 55m
May 8, 2020
Jarred Schwartz
great time kicked my butt met a friend 6.1mi — 2h 00m
May 6, 2020
Jarred Schwartz
great run need to slow down of with other people sorry frank 4.2mi — 1h 00m
May 4, 2020
Jarred Schwartz
really great route to run accidently ran off the trail do better next time 3.8mi — 1h 00m
Apr 1, 2019
Will Adelmann