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Best trails in Palmer Park

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Looking for a great trail in Palmer Park, Colorado? AllTrails has 25 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. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 20 easy trails in Palmer Park ranging from 0.7 to 3.2 miles and from 6,338 to 6,597 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Templeton Trail
Palmer Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Note: All dogs must be on a leash while on park trails. The top of the Mesa dog park is the only off leash area. This is a high volume area so please pick up after dogs and dispose of any waste and trash properly. Palmer Park is one of the largest park/open spaces in the city of Colorado Springs. It contains excellent facilities: dog park, horse stable, riding trails, picnic areas, and hiking trails. The four mile loop that circumnavigates the top of the mesa in the center of the park. The Templeton Trail begins and ends at the Yucca Flats trailhead. Visitors often choose to hike clockwise on this trail because the trail signs are easier to read when moving in this direction. Show more
#2 - Palmer Park Outer Loop Trail
Palmer Park
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
A multitude of trail combinations that make it very easy to make your ride into an all day affair. This trail has everything from the easy flowy trails to black diamond descents through rock gardens.Show more
#3 - Edna Mae Bennet Nature Trail
Palmer Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
#4 - Cheyenne and Grandview Trail Loop
Palmer Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 51 m
#5 - Edna Mae Bennet Nature Trail Loop
Palmer Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 52 m
#6 - Palmer Park Ramble
Palmer Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
#7 - Templeton and Mesa Trail Loop
Palmer Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
This trail is moderate to easy: the Yucca trail portion is definitely easy but the Templeton trail portion has some rocky sections that may be an unpleasant surprise for someone expecting a nice stroll in the park.Show more
#8 - Cheyenne and Grandview Trail Loop
Palmer Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 57 m
#9 - Templeton Trail to Mesa Trail Loop
Palmer Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 44 m
#10 - Templeton, Mesa and Yucca Trail Loop
Palmer Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
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