Best trails in Bear Creek Cañon Park

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Looking for a great trail in Bear Creek Cañon Park, Colorado? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, running trails, views 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 3 moderate trails in Bear Creek Cañon Park ranging from 5.7 to 7.3 miles and from 6,354 to 8,293 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Palmer Trail (Section 16)
Bear Creek Cañon Park
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 10 m
Palmer Trail (Section 16) is a 5.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#2 - Mays Peak from Bear Creek
Bear Creek Cañon Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 35 m
Mays Peak from Bear Creek is a 6.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offeShow more
#3 - Forrest Allen Overlook
Bear Creek Cañon Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 52 m
Forrest Allen Overlook is a 1.6 mile out and back trail located near Manitou Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#4 - Stephanie's Trail
Bear Creek Cañon Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 46 m
Stephanie's Trail is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offersShow more
#5 - Bear Creek and Sesame Trail
Bear Creek Cañon Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Note: Users have reported that this trail is currently closed to protect the watershed.Show more
#6 - Bear Creek Regional Trail with Nature Preserve
Bear Creek Cañon Park
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
The trailhead is on the side of the parking lot closest to the road. The Regional Trail is open to dogs, Nature Preserve trails are not. The part of the trail that has the “Hikers Only” sign really meShow more