Top Adventures in Woodland Park

  • Camp along Rampart Range Road

    Along Rampart Range Road there are about 30 free BLM camping spots that offer scenic views of Pikes Peak and the surrounding forest. The road in is about 6 miles of gravel, however a 2WD Sedan was able to make the journey just fine! The camping sp...

  • Hike to the Red Rocks at Woodland Park

    In Woodland Park driving on HWY 24 towards Divide, you will see signs for HWY 67 which is where you'll need to get to. The Road will fork towards the end of town (left being 24 towards Divide, Right being 67). Stay right at the fork onto 67. You w...

    1 miles 100 ft gain

  • Photograph Rampart Range Road

    From the starting point near Balanced Rock in Garden of the Gods, Rampart Range Road turns to dirt and begins a steady climb into the foothills west of Colorado Springs. Though dirt, the road is well-graded and perfectly suitable for passenger car...

    20 miles

  • Hike Crystal Falls Trail to Crystal Creek Reservoir

    The Basics: The little town of Green Mountain Falls often gets overlooked as motorists speed up Highway 24 to Woodland Park and beyond. However, big hiking opportunities abound here. The town probably has as many miles of hiking trails as it has m...

    5.25 miles 1750 ft gain

  • Hike to the top of Castle Rock

    The Basics: If you've never been to Green Mountain Falls, you're missing out! This tiny mountain hamlet, just off Hwy 24 before Woodland Park, hosts a vibrant collection of local shops and eateries around its community lake. It is also home to man...

    2 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike Eagle's Peak (USAFA)

    This is a short trail that goes very high in elevation. In about 1.25 miles you can go about 2000ish feet in elevation change. You need to wait till 9am to start the hike as it sits on the US Airforce Academy. It is definitely worth it. Bring shoe...

    2.5 miles 1100 ft gain

  • Hike to Raspberry Mountain

    Take US-24 west and turn left at traffic light in Divide. Drive south on US-67 for about 4 miles. Turn left to CR-62 right after you pass the entrance to Mueller State park on the right. Drive about a mile on the dirt road and you will see the new...

    5.2 miles 900 ft gain

  • Summit The Crags

    As you drive past Mueller state park (on the right), about 1/4 mile down the road you will see a small wooden sign for "The Crags" You will take a left there and follow the road about 1.5 miles, past the first stop, which is the Raspberry Mountain...

    7.9 miles 1379 ft gain

  • Summit Pikes Peak via the Devils Playground Trail

    This portion of a trek to the Pikes Peak begins about 13,000 feet.  From the parking lot walk across the road back to the Northeast side and look for the hikers trail that begins by paralleling the road. By hiking this path you will have the time ...

    5.5 miles 1348 ft gain

  • Hike to Brook Pond

    This hike begins at the east side of the Visitor's Center parking lot. The Visitor's Center keeps a record of any recent wildlife sightings, so its a good idea to check in the building if your goal is to see some animals. Otherwise, head to the en...

    4.74 miles

  • Hike to Blodgett Peak

    Getting There Google Maps + "Blodgett Peak Open Space"= Easy Peasy. The parking lot only accommodates 11 cars with a one of those reserved for handicap.  A port-a-potty is the only facility available at the trail head, so plan accordingly. The Hik...

    4.5 miles 2325 ft gain

  • Hike Mt. Herman

    The Basics: Mt. Herman is the most prominent peak overlooking Monument, CO and is easily spotted from I-25. The area between Monument and the mountain hosts a large network of meandering trails that are great for trail running and mountain biking....

    6.3 miles 1900 ft gain

  • Summer, a season not to be missed in Aspen!

    "I came for the winter, and stayed for the summer," is a phrase you'll often hear around town. The weather is one of the highlights. During the day the temperature hovers in the 70's and 80's, and by evening the mercury will drop into the 60's. Aspen is a place to explore and a place to recharge. Breathe in the crisp mountain air while you discover our wide-open spaces by footbike, or horse. Restore your mind, body and spirit as you reconnect with nature and loved ones in Aspen’s great outdoors. Join us for a summer adventure that’s anything but ordinary.

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