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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Pike and San Isabel National Forests > Pikes Peak Ranger District

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Horsethief Park Trailhead

Elevation: 9,700 Feet (3023.7 Meters)

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General Description

Horsethief Park Trailhead provides access to 3 short trails within the Horsethief Park area. The following are the trails that users may access from this location: Horsethief Park Trail, 704; Horsethief Falls Trail, 704B; and Pancake Rocks Trail, 704A. All trails are open to foot and horse traffic. Motorized vehicles are prohibited. Temperatures in this area are about 15 degrees cooler than Colorado Springs. Afternoon thunderstorms are common throughout the summer

Directions from Colorado Springs: From Colorado Springs, take Highway 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Highway 67 and drive 8 miles until you see a closed tunnel. Parking is available on the other side of the closed tunnel.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Summer Season: April through October . Normal Winter Season: November through March .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking Horsethief Park Trailhead
ICON Hiking & Walking Horsethief Park Trail, Horsethief Falls Trail, Pancake Rocks Trail
ICON Horseback Riding Horsethief Park Trail, Horsethief Falls Trail, Pancake Rocks Trail
ICON Mountain Biking Horsethief Park Trail, Horsethief Falls Trail, Pancake Rocks Trail

Related Activities
Horsethief Park Trail - Horsethief Park Trail, #704, is located on Highway 67 at Horsethief Park Trailhead. It is open to foot, mountain bike and horse traffic.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Pikes Peak Ranger District, U.S. Forest Service, 601 South Weber Street , Colorado Springs, CO, 80903, Phone: 719-636-1602, Fax: 719-477-8273


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