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7 Photos That Will Inspire You to Explore the Paint Mines of Colorado

An interpretive park worth your while!

The Paint Mines just east of Colorado Springs are definitely worth exploring! The park itself isn't too large, but has a trail system of about 4 miles that loops you through the awe-inspiring rock formations. I'll let the photos do the talking. 

You can learn more about the hiking trails in the interpretive park here!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

Holly MandarichExplorer

I am a storyteller by nature, with photos and words, I help outdoor brands and tourism bureaus transform their content to visually tell their story - so they can connect with, and inspire their audiences to travel + p...