Oil Creek Tunnel Trail is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cripple Creek, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird watching. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length4.4 miElevation gain944 ftRoute typeOut & back
Dogs on leashHikingNature tripsBird watchingForestViewsWildflowersWildlife
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Nathan Valerie Clark
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Somewhat challenging finding the trailhead but once on it was awe inspiring. Smokey from fires so the views were diminished slightly but still worth it. A real adventure to get to the mine and experience what's left.

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Barb Van Hoy
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Hiking

This trail starts at the Elk Park overlook on the Pikes Peak Highway and is an out and back or through trail. It's a popular downhill bike route that connects briefly with Barr Trail. It is Gorgeous! Starts above tree line, has beautiful views out over the plains and descends into pine forest. Tons of variation on the route I took. I didn't have time to do more but I'll definitely be back.

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Kevin Anderson
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This post is not correct. It is six or 7 miles to bar camp via this route and then another 6 miles to the top of Pike's Peak. Beware!

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Phil Komarny
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David Furford
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Jill Chao
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Joan Loftis
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Mark Hanson
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Steven Jacque
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David Smith
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Nelson Rodgers
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