Hike the Red Rock Canyon Trail

Colorado Red Rock Canyon

  • Activities:

    Photography, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    3.4 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    265 Feet

Dog Friendly
Scenic

Explore Red Rock Canyon, just outside Colorado Springs. Easy, well-maintained trails wind through the red sandstone, offering views of town and the Garden of the Gods.

This is an easy hike to follow, open to hikers, bikers, and leashed dogs. You can also head to the park for rock climbing, with the proper permit.

Photo Credit: Ben Simo

Pack List

  • Hiking shoes
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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Just like everywhere else in Colorado it is beautiful. This hike if fairly easy and is sort of dodgy if the trail is busy because it welcome dogs and bike riders. Other than that it was an easy little hike and very enjoyable. Glad I made time for it.

12 months ago
12 months ago

This is a great spot to hit in the springs if you're not wanting a really intense hike but still get some great views.

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

This place is stunning in mid-spring when the verdant vegetation contrasts with the red rocks.

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

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