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Best trails in Red Rock Canyon Open Space

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Looking for a great trail in Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Colorado? AllTrails has 22 great hiking trails, 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 14 moderate trails in Red Rock Canyon Open Space ranging from 0.6 to 6.8 miles and from 6,141 to 7,641 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Red Rock Canyon Open Space is a 789-acre city park in Colorado Springs. It is situated on the west side of the city, adjacent to Manitou Springs and south of U.S. Route 24. The park consists of a series of parallel ridges (called "hogbacks") and eroded canyons, a continuation of the same sandstone rocks of the Fountain Formation that make up Garden of the Gods a few miles to the north.
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Map of trails in Red Rock Canyon Open Space
Park information
Acreage
789 acres
Park hours
Monday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mailing address
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
3550 W High Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Top trails (22)
#1 - Sand Canyon, Mesa, Greenlee, Red Rock Canyon Loop
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(909)
Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
Beautiful Canyon with Red Sandstone, grassy fields and ponds. Rock climbing is only allowed if you get a permit from the Garden of the Gods visitor center and with proper equipment. The Garden of theShow more
#2 - Hogback Ridge Summit via Quarry Pass, Red Rock Canyon, Roundup, Sand Canyon Loop
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(168)
Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
Hogback Ridge Summit via Quarry Pass, Red Rock Canyon, Roundup, Sand Canyon Loop is a 3.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowerShow more
#3 - Red Rock Rim Trail to Palmer Trail To Greenlee Trail
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(105)
Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
Red Rock Rim Trail to Palmer Trail To Greenlee Trail is a 5.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderatShow more
#4 - Mesa, Greenlee and Red Rock Canyon Path Loop
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(144)
Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 57 m
Mesa, Greenlee and Red Rock Canyon Path Loop is a 1.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and offersShow more
#5 - Contemplative Trail to Sand Canyon Trail Loop
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(134)
Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 52 m
Contemplative Trail to Sand Canyon Trail Loop is a 1.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels.Show more
#6 - Quarry via Red Rock Canyon Trail
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(179)
Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 17 m
From the parking lot to the quarry is handicap accessible, but after the quarry, it gets really rockyShow more
#7 - Roundup, Mesa, Quarry Pass Trail
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(92)
Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
Roundup, Mesa, Quarry Pass Trail is a 3.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#8 - Red Rock Rim Trail to Red Rock Canyon Trail
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(91)
Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Red Rock Rim Trail to Red Rock Canyon Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offeShow more
#9 - Mesa Trail to Red Rock Canyon Trail Loop
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(117)
Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
Mesa Trail to Red Rock Canyon Trail Loop is a 3.3 mile loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of acShow more
#10 - Red Rock Canyon, Roundup Trail, Contemplative Trail
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(87)
Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
As of May 04, 2020, users have reported that large parts of the trail are closed for restoration. Please consult the park's website before visiting.Show more
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