Section 16 / Palmer Trail
A beautiful and popular hike through the foothills west of Colorado Springs. An old growth pine forest, cool mountain streams, and spectacular vistas are the main attractions on this hike. You can hike this trail counterclockwise, but the description goes in a clockwise direction. Enjoy; this is one of the best hikes near Colorado Springs.
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Trail Statistics & Information
|Nearby City||Colorado Springs|
|Elevation Gain||1,700 ft|
|Season||Year-round; can be snowy or icy on north-facing slopes|
|Trailhead Elevation||6,300 ft|
|Top Elevation||8,000 ft|
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