Use of Trail: Hiking / Bicycles
Length of Trail: 6.52 Miles Roundtrip (1.92 miles Lower, 4.60 miles Mid & Upper, Roundtrip)
Elevation Gain: 1,902 Ft. Gain
Website: For more detailed information, go to https://www.pptrailmaps.com/pages/columbine-trail-in-north-cheyenne-canon-park-colorado-springs-colorado
Travel south about 0.35 mi. from I-25 (S. Nevada Street exit) and turn west (right) onto W. Cheyenne Blvd. Proceed 2.75 mi. to the 3-way intersection of N. Cheyenne Canon Road, S. Cheyenne Canon Road and Evans Ave. You can park at the Starsmore Discovery Center (the Discovery Center will be on your right and the main Discovery Center parking lot will be on your left). If you prefer, you can take a right turn at the 3-way intersection onto North Cheyenne Canon Road where there is also a small parking area on the right side of the road (on the north side of the Starsmore Discovery Center). If you choose to start at the Mid or Upper Columbine trailheads take a right at the three way intersection onto North Cheyenne Canon Road. Head up the canyon to the appropriate (small) parking areas which will be marked with a trailhead signs (Mid or Upper Columbine trailheads).
Very detailed trail information for the Columbine Trail can be found on POCKET PALS Trail Map #3, which is available for sale at the Manitou Springs Visitor’s Center at 354 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO (719) 685-5089