Use of Trail: Hiking
Length of Trail: 1.88 Miles out and back
Elevation Gain: 568 Ft. Gain
This easy 1.9-mile trail is a great option for families and hikers of all skill levels, including dogs on a leash! This hike is a great option to catch wildflowers in the Spring or take in incredible views from the summit.
Trailhead Directions: From Manitou Springs, head east on US 24 for 2.4 miles and turn right onto 21st St. Continue for 1.4 miles as the street becomes Cresta Rd. Keep going another 1.6 miles. Turn right onto Cheyenne Blvd and after 1 mile take a right at the fork onto N Cheyenne Cañon Rd. Drive west for 1.5 miles to a parking lot at the trailhead on the left. The trailhead is marked.
*Detailed trail information and maps for can be found for sale at the Manitou Springs Visitor’s Center at 354 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO (719) 685-5089