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Angler’s Covey

At Angler’s Covey, we design a quality fly fishing experience with your needs in mind, whether you’re a beginner or advanced fly fisher. Join us

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Barr Trail up Pikes Peak

A popular 26-miles heavily-trafficked out-and-back trail starting in Manitou Springs to the top of Pikes Peak. Recommended for experienced backcountry adventurers or those prepared for an overnight trip. Hike April through October. Bicycles and dogs on leash are okay. This is the same trail followed by the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon.

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Centennial Trail

Use of Trail: Hiking / Bicycles Length of Trail: 14.84 Miles Round Trip Elevation Gain: 796 Ft. Gain Difficulty: Easy to Moderate This lightly trafficked

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Colorado Xplorer

Colorado XplorerTM offers small-group adventure tours of the Rocky Mountains that blends amazing outdoor activity options such as: Hiking Rafting Mountain Biking Horseback-riding ATV Tours Skiing/Snowboarding

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Columbine Trail

Use of Trail: Hiking / Bicycles Length of Trail: 6.52 Miles out and back Elevation Gain: 1,902 Ft. Gain Difficulty: Moderate A 6.52 mile out and

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The Intemann Trail

A 4.81-mile popular trail for all level of hikers and mountain bikers. It connects Manitou Springs to Section 16 and Bear Creek Regional Park and is the link between Manitou Springs and Colorado Springs via trails.  It is a great year-round trail with views of the Garden of the Gods, Red Rock Open Space and Manitou Springs. Manitou trail end is located at the Iron Spring on Ruxton Ave. Dogs on leash are okay.

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Manitou Incline

The most challenging hike in Manitou Springs. 2,744 steps climb 2000 ft. in elevation in under one mile. Plan on 2+ hours for this 4.5 mile round-trip hike.

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Mt. Cutler

Use of Trail: Hiking Length of Trail: 1.88 Miles out and back Elevation Gain: 568 Ft. Gain Difficulty: Easy This easy 1.9-mile trail is a

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Mueller State Park

Park Use: Hiking, Mountain biking, Camping, Horseback riding, Hunting, and Winter sports. Miles of Trails: 44+ Miles for hiking / 36 Miles for biking /

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Red Rock Canyon Open Space

Red Rock Canyon Open Space has trails of all levels, an off-leash dog area, and fantastic views of the Garden of the Gods and climbing by permit. The park consists of a series of parallel red rock ridges (called “hogbacks”) and eroded canyons, a continuation of the same sandstone rocks of the Fountain Formation that make up Garden of the Gods to the north.

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Rock Ledge Ranch

The Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site is an educational, non-profit living history farm and museum that depicts life in the Pikes Peak region in four time periods: American Indian area in 1775; 1860’s Galloway Homestead; 1880’s Chambers Home and Ranch; 1907 Edwardian Country Estate.

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Seven Bridges Trail

A popular moderately-difficult 5.78 mile out and back hiking-only trail located in North Cheyenne Cañon. The trail follows a mountain stream and is one of the few cool hikes in the summer, even at mid-day. Best to hike Mar. through Nov., or when the snowpack is low. Dogs on leash are okay.

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Ute Indian Trail

Use of Trail: Hiking / Bicycles / Horses Length of Trail: 7.54 Miles out and back Elevation Gain: 1,997 Ft. Gain Difficulty: Moderate This moderate

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Visit Pikes Peak

Visiting Colorado Springs? Check out Visit Pikes Peak and start planning your Colorado vacation. We offer free maps and coupons to lots of great places!

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