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Recommended Routes in Red Rock Canyon Open Space - 4

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Favorite Bear blocking the trail!
Intermediate/Difficult

Section 16/Palmer Loop

5.9 mi 9.6 km 1,287' Up 392.19 m Up 1,288' Down 392.48 m Down

Manitou…, CO
Favorite Open paths & fall colors
Intermediate

The Red Rocks

3.7 mi 6.0 km 522' Up 159.23 m Up 519' Down 158.16 m Down

Manitou…, CO
Favorite Stairs carved into the rock!
Intermediate

Hogback Ridge Summit via Quarry Pass

4.1 mi 6.6 km 518' Up 157.87 m Up 521' Down 158.83 m Down

Manitou…, CO
Favorite Bridge #7 in early October
Intermediate/Difficult

Section 16 to Jones Park (and back) Mountain Ramble

17.6 mi 28.4 km 4,025' Up 1226.79 m Up 4,024' Down 1226.65 m Down

Manitou…, CO

Red Rock Canyon Open Space Hiking

  • 55 Miles 89 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 14 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Red Rock Canyon Open Space - 15

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0.8 mi 1.3 km #1Quarry Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
0.5 mi 0.9 km #2Contemplative Trail
Easy
Manitou Springs, CO
Easy
Manitou Springs, CO
5.3 mi 8.6 km #3Intemann Trail
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
1.1 mi 1.7 km #4Red Rock Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
1.7 mi 2.7 km #5Sand Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
1.7 mi 2.7 km #6Red Rock Canyon Overlook Trail
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
1.8 mi 2.8 km #7Mesa Trail
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km #8White Acres Trail
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
1.3 mi 2.2 km #9Roundup Trail
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km #10Palmer Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km #11Codell Trail
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km #12Bear Creek Nature Center Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km #13Meadowlark Trail
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
0.9 mi 1.5 km #14Hogback Valley Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Colorado Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Colorado Springs, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #15Red Rock Rim Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO

Photos of Red Rock Canyon Open Space - 28

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Open paths & fall colors
Mar 7, 2019 near Colorad…, CO
Stairs carved into the rock!
Mar 8, 2019 near Manitou…, CO
Valley overlook from White Acres Trail.
Sep 6, 2017 near Colorad…, CO
An awesome canyon view from the Rock Rock Canyon Open Space Roundup Trail
Dec 29, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
Came here to get away from the crowds. Great family fun. Rock is loose so be carful. Youngest with us was 11 and she had no problems.
Aug 9, 2020 near Manitou…, CO
Looking back at the Rocky Mountain foothills from the end of the Mesa Trail
Dec 29, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
Looking toward the Rocky Mountain foothills from the Mesa Trail
Dec 29, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
No shade. Great when it's cold. Not so much when it's hot.  On the Palmer Trail.
Apr 9, 2015 near Manitou…, CO