Top Spots

Chatauqua Mountain Trail

Palmer Lake, Colorado

2.2 mi / 1102 ft gain

Palmer Lake Reservoir via La Deux Reservoirs Trail

Palmer Lake, Colorado

4.11 mi / 656 ft gain

Balanced Rock Trail

Palmer Lake, Colorado

5.5 mi / 1161 ft gain

Harrison Plane Crash from Palmer Lake

Palmer Lake, Colorado

11.1 mi / 2031 ft gain

Chautauqua Mountain and Balanced Rock Loop

Palmer Lake, Colorado

4.78 mi / 1335 ft gain

Hike the Palmer Lake Reservoir Trail

Palmer Lake, Colorado

4.1 mi / 853 ft gain

Mount Herman and Raspberry Mountain Loop via White Ghost Trail

Monument, Colorado

8.96 mi / 1831 ft gain

Limbaugh Canyon & Raspberry Mountain Loop

Monument, Colorado

10.88 mi / 2375 ft gain

Mount Herman Scramble

Monument, Colorado

2.6 mi / 1654 ft gain

Places to stay

Woodland Park, Colorado

Manitou Lake Pavilion

Woodland Park, Colorado

Pike Community

Woodland Park, Colorado

South Meadows

Woodland Park, Colorado

Painted Rocks

Sedalia, Colorado

Lone Rock Campground (Co)

Sedalia, Colorado

Indian Creek Equestrian Campground

Guides and stories

Explore Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs

The Outbound Collective

6 Reasons Why The Manitou Incline Is Colorado's Holy Grail Of Cardio

Jennifer Broome

How To Explore Southern Colorado To Its Fullest

Chris Martin

The Top 10 Places For Fall Leaves In Colorado

Eric Schuette

The 8 Best Winter Overnight Adventures In Colorado

Jason Hatfield

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