Use of Trail: Hiking / Biking / Horses
Length of Trail: 7.42 Miles Roundtrip
Elevation Gain: 1,203 Ft. Gain
Website: For more detailed information, go to https://www.pptrailmaps.com/pages/trail-638-near-barr-trail-and-pikes-peak-region-of-colorado
Travel west on Highway 24 for 4 miles to Manitou Avenue exit. Turn right onto Manitou Avenue and proceed for 3 miles to Ruxton Avenue at the traffic circle. Proceed about 0.8 miles along Ruxton Avenue to Hydro Street. Turn right onto Hydro Street and proceed to its end at the Barr Trail parking lot. Parking is very limited. Follow Barr Trail for 4.47 miles to the intersection of Trail 638 on the right. There is a sign stating “Pikes Peak Summit 7.8 miles; Top of Incline 2.5 miles”.
Very detailed trail information for Trail 638 can be found on POCKET PALS Trail Map #5, which is available for sale at the Manitou Springs Visitor’s Center at 354 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO (719) 685-5089