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Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park

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Recommended Routes in Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park - 6

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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
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

Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park Hiking

  • 186 Miles 300 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 15 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 5 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park - 19

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4.8 mi 7.8 km #1Palmer Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
3.6 mi 5.8 km #2High Drive
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
0.4 mi 0.7 km #3Bear Creek Trail (#666)
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Manitou Springs, CO
3.8 mi 6.1 km #4Bear Creek Regional Trail
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
34.3 mi 55.2 km #5Gold Camp Rd.
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km #6Bear Creek Park Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
0.4 mi 0.7 km #7Section 16 Climb
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km #8Southeast Outer Loop Trail
Easy
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy
Colorado Springs, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km #9Bear Creek Nature Center Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Colorado Springs, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km #10Ridgeline Trail
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO
Intermediate
Manitou Springs, CO

Photos of Bear Creek Canyon Regional Park - 28

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View from Palmer Red Rock loop
Apr 28, 2015 near Manitou…, CO
View from High Drive.
May 23, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
Bear Creek Crossing on Bear Creek Trail (#666).
Aug 19, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
Valley overlook from White Acres Trail.
Sep 6, 2017 near Colorad…, CO
Pasqueflower, fuzzy crocus-like flower, blooming along Palmer Park Trail. Spring is here!
Apr 21, 2019 near Manitou…, CO
Bear blocking the trail!
Jul 10, 2019 near Manitou…, CO
Have a Rest. Bench at Trail Junctions
May 14, 2022 near Manitou…, CO
Trail washout
May 14, 2022 near Manitou…, CO