Palmer Trail

MODERATE 150 reviews

Palmer Trail is a 5.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

5.2 miles 2119 feet Loop

dog friendly



mountain biking

nature trips

trail running


horseback riding



wild flowers



1 day ago

Saw Pasque Flowers at lower elevations. Loved the views, the company and the the sweet cascade.

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9 days ago

Going counter clockwise on this trail is the hard way. The switchbacks were rough, but definitely gave me the workout/hike I was looking for. A very great trail with amazing views of both the mountains and the city. Bring lots of water.

12 days ago

The view at the top is amazing, and is not to hard for new hikers. Even with my camera equipment it wasn't that hard. Towards the top it does get more of an incline but overall good hike. If you want to see a nice video before you go click this link:

14 days ago

Great hike with kids! Lots to see, lots of changes in the trail.

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18 days ago

It was a fun trail my sister and I hiked while visiting for Spring break. It had some really nice views from the top. There are a lot of trails off of it as well that you can adventure down, which was fun. We saw a lot of animals.

23 days ago

One of my favorite hikes. Good any time of the year. A lot of bikers when it's warm out.

24 days ago

Great trail!

27 days ago