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Best trails in Austin Bluffs Open Space

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Looking for a great trail in Austin Bluffs Open Space , Colorado? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 9 moderate trails in Austin Bluffs Open Space ranging from 1.2 to 5.5 miles and from 6,279 to 6,679 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Pulpit Rock Park Loop
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
A hidden gem in the downtown Colorado Springs area. The park is a network of many small trails, with the highlight being the climb to the Pulpit Rock ridge line. The top provides beautiful views of the Rockies. The climb is of moderate difficulty, with the perimeter trails being an easy walk. Show more
#2 - Pulpit Rock Peak Loop
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Note: Offline map recommended. Users have reported that the trail is not marked well.Show more
#3 - Pulpit Rock Loop
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 35 m
This is a great short hike near downtown Colorado Springs. This a quick look up to Pulpit Rock and then back down. Great for families and dog walkers. There are many trails in this area if you wish to extend your hike!Show more
#4 - Pulpit Rock Short Loop
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 49 m
This particular loop does not reach the summit of Pulpit Rock, although hikers can take a short connector trail from this loop to the summit.Show more
#5 - Angry Squirrel and South Hill Loop
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
#6 - Austin Bluffs Main and Pulpit Ridge Trail
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
#7 - Pulpit Rock via Rockhurst Blvd Loop
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
#8 - Pulpit Rock via Angry Squirrel and South Hill
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
#9 - Santa Fe Hike/Bike Trail to Pulpit Rock
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
#10 - Pulpit Rock Via Wittenberg
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m