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Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park

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Recommended Routes in Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park - 2

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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 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

Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park Hiking

  • 151 Miles 243 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 12 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park - 10

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0.4 mi 0.7 km #1Bear Creek Trail (#666)
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km #2Palmer Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km #3White Acres Trail
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4Bear Creek Park Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
3.8 mi 6.1 km #5Bear Creek Regional Trail
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
3.6 mi 5.8 km #6High Drive
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km #7Bear Creek Nature Center Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
0.4 mi 0.7 km #8Section 16 Climb
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km #9Southeast Outer Loop Trail
Easy
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy
Colorado Springs, CO
0.4 mi 0.6 km #10Bear Creek - Greenway Trail Connector
Easy
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy
Colorado Springs, CO

Photos of Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park - 18

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Bear blocking the trail!
Jul 10, 2019 near Manitou…, CO
Bear Creek Crossing on Bear Creek Trail (#666).
Aug 19, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
Pasqueflower, fuzzy crocus-like flower, blooming along Palmer Park Trail. Spring is here!
Apr 21, 2019 near Manitou…, CO
Valley overlook from White Acres Trail.
Sep 6, 2017 near Colorad…, CO
View from High Drive.
May 23, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
View from Palmer Red Rock loop
Apr 28, 2015 near Manitou…, CO
Nothing but trees and mountains on the Palmer Trail
Apr 13, 2015 near Manitou…, CO
Some great views from Bear Creek.
Apr 28, 2015 near Manitou…, CO