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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 Show more
#2 - Pulpit Rock Peak Loop
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Pulpit Rock Peak Loop is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity opShow 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 toShow more
#4 - Angry Squirrel and South Hill Loop
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
Angry Squirrel and South Hill Loop is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#5 - 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
#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
Austin Bluffs Main and Pulpit Ridge Trail is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numbShow more
#7 - Pulpit Rock via Rockhurst Blvd Loop
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Pulpit Rock via Rockhurst Blvd Loop is a 2.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is pShow more
#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
Pulpit Rock via Angry Squirrel and South Hill is a 3.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The Show more
#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
Santa Fe Hike/Bike Trail to Pulpit Rock is a 5.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numShow more
#10 - Pulpit Rock Via Wittenberg
Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Pulpit Rock Via Wittenberg is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number oShow more