The Eagles Nest Picnic Ground is located on Barr National Recreation Trail approximately 2 miles west of the Manitou Trailhead. Five picnic sites are available for day-use only. The picnic ground stands at an elevation of 8,600'.
Directions from Barr Trailhead: Travel west on Trail 620 approximately 2 miles, then turn north (right) on a spur to the picnic area.
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Eagles Nest Picnic Ground - Barr Trail
Eagles Nest Picnic Ground
Barr Trail - The Barr Trailhead in Manitou serves the Pikes Peak summit trail as well an entire network of trails on Pikes Peak. The elevation for this trailhead is 6,720'.
Barr Trail - The Barr Trail climbs the eastern face of Pikes Peak. It has the largest elevation gain of any single trail in Colorado.
Pikes Peak Ranger District, U.S. Forest Service, 601 South Weber Street
, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903, Phone: 719-636-1602, Fax: 719-477-8273