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South Park Region Day Hiking Trails Index

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Day Hiking Trails Map

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Day Hiking Trails List

Trail Name / Links to Descriptions 1-Way (mi) Rise (ft) Difficulty
Ben Tyler Trail #606. USFS webpage. 7.0   Moderate to Strenuous
Brookside-McCurdy Trail #607. USFS webpage.
See chapter "42. McCurdy Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "7. McCurdy Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Colorado Springs Hikes.
  +3,840  
Colorado Trail #1776 -- Segment 4 (partial). West from Lost Park Campground to Long Gulch Trailhead. USFS webpage.
See Segment 4 chapter in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Colorado Trail.
7.8   Moderate
Colorado Trail #1776 -- Segment 5. West from Long Gulch Trailhead to Kenosha Pass. USFS webpage.
See Segment 5 chapter in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Colorado Trail.
15.1 +2,109  
Colorado Trail #1776 -- Segment 6. West from Kenosha Pass to Gold Hill Trailhead. USFS webpage. ORIC Trail Map/Description Sheet (10).
See Segment 6 chapter in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Colorado Trail.
32.9 +5,196  
Crooked Creek Trails #747, #748. singletracks webpage.      
Eleven Mile State Park Trail System. (Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map.      
French Pass Trail #651. USFS webpage. 3.0    
Gold Dust Trail #698. (Also known as #653.) USFS webpage. 8.0 +1,000 Moderate
Hankins Pass Trail #630. USFS webpage. 6.8 + approach   Moderate to Strenuous
Hard Rock Interpretive Trail #670.1/#670.2. USFS webpage. USFS Trail Guide Page 1, Page 2. 0.9    
Hayden Gulch Trail #1470. No information available.      
Jefferson Lake Recreation Area Trail System. USFS webpage. USFS Jefferson Lake Trail #642 webpage. USFS Jefferson Loop Trail webpage. USFS West Jefferson Trail #643 webpage. 1.5 loop (#642)
5.5 loop (Loop Trail)
4.6 (#643)
  Easy to Moderate
Moderate
Lake Emma Trail. (Not on USFS map.) Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative brochure. 1.0   Moderate
Lake Park Trail #639. USFS webpage.
See chapter "40. Lizard Rock -- Lake Park Loop" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "5. Lizard Rock -- Lake Park Loop" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Colorado Springs Hikes.
4.7 + approach    
Limber Grove Trail #648 (#649 on National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map 110). USFS webpage. 1.5   Moderate
Little Baldy Trail #614. (North Ridge Route.) summitpost.org webpage. 1.5 + approach +2,000  
Lizard Rock Trail #658. USFS webpage.
See chapter "40. Lizard Rock -- Lake Park Loop" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "5. Lizard Rock -- Lake Park Loop" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Colorado Springs Hikes.
2.3    
Long Water Trail #619. USFS webpage. 3.5    
McQuaid Trail #631. USFS webpage.      
Mounts Democrat, Cameron, Lincoln, Bross Trail. (Connects four 14ers. Not on USFS map.) 14ers.com webpage. summitpost.org Mount Democrat webpage. summitpost.org Mount Cameron webpage. summitpost.org Mount Lincoln webpage. summitpost.org Mount Bross webpage. 2.0 (Democrat) +2,300 Strenuous
Nate Stultz Trail #655 / #655.A. USFS webpage. 3.0   Moderate
Overlook Trail. (Not on USFS map.)  USFS webpage.      
Platte River Trail #654. USFS webpage. 3.0   Easy to Moderate
Platte Springs Trail #626. USFS webpage. 1.0   Strenuous
Puma Point Trail #647. USFS webpage. 0.9    
Rich Creek Trail #616. USFS webpage.
See chapter "Buffalo Peaks" under "Classic Hikes" in Westcliffe Publishers book Colorado Above Treeline.
8.0    
Ridgeview Trail #656. (Not on USFS map.) USFS webpage. 1.4    
Salt Creek Trail #618. USFS webpage.      
Sheep Creek Trail #645. USFS webpage. 4.9    
Sheep Mountain Trail #691. parkcountycohiking.net webpage .      
Tie Hack Trail #659. USFS webpage. 3.0    
Little Baldy Trail #614. (North Ridge route.) summitpost.org webpage.
Trail #662. No information available.      
Trail #687. No information available.      
Trail #771. No information available.      
Tumble Creek Trail #617. (Also know as Rough and Tumbling Creek Trail.) USFS webpage. 11.3    
Twelve Mile Lake Trail #684. 3.97    
Ute Creek Trail #629. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listings      
Wigwam Trail #609. USFS webpage. 11.0   Moderate

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