Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Wildflowers · Wildlife
Camping is permitted along the trail and is recommended 300’ from any trail or stream. Use no-impact camping techniques. Pack it in/Pack it out rule applies. Campfire permits are not required but please be sure your fire is dead out before you leave. Respect other trail users.
Drinking water is not readily available. Hikers are advised to carry an adequate supply.
Motorized vehicles are prohibited. Foot and horse trail.
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.
Take Horsethief Park Trail (#704) about .7 miles from the parking area to the first fork. This section of the trail is an abundantly used, spacious path with a slight incline that runs parallel to an Oil Creek tributary.
At the first fork, go to the left and cross over the stream.
Flora & Fauna
Willows, Aspen, Mixed Pine, Beavers, Black Crows
Shared By: Trail Run Project Staff