24. Palmer Trail Loop / Section 16. It’s a splendid year round destination for day hikes in Colorado Springs. Red Rock Canyon Open Space features miles of easy hiking trails just a few miles west of Colorado Springs with views of Pikes Peak to the West and Garden of the Gods to the North. Colorado Springs, CO 17 0.1 mi 0.2 km #3 Bicycle Freeride Trail. We have new public art in Red Rocks Park! Its superb red rock sandstone formations, rich history, and brilliant trail system make this park one of Colorado Springs’ best. (Video courtesy of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services) View maps, videos, photos, and reviews of Red Rock Canyon bike trail in Colorado Springs. Urban Singletrack Project. Red Rocks Canyon - Trail, Colorado Springs, Colorado ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 3.5 /5 Red Rock Canyon, Colorado Springs: See 1,135 reviews, articles, and 590 photos of Red Rock Canyon, ranked No.8 on Tripadvisor among 134 attractions in Colorado Springs. Dogs must be leashed in all other areas and on trails. New trail promising 'great alternative' at Red Rock Canyon Open Space in Colorado Springs. But for those who know of the place west of the Springs, Red Rocks means a cool, quiet escape with views of rolling foothills and no city in sight. There are plenty of locations to picnic, and there are hiking opportunities for everyone — novice and expert hikers alike. You will wind up a bluff before you get here. Location. The park has two off-leash dog trails and most other trails are accessible to and shared by hikers, trail runners, and mountain bikers. These trails connect to many other hiking trails in the area. The afternoon incident happened on a popular trail in Red Rock Canyon Open Space, according to a Colorado Park and Wildlife news release. This Trail is Good for: Mountain biking, hiking, trail running, ... Take Hwy 24 west at the Cimmaron Exit off of I-25 in Colorado Springs to 26th Street. Red Rock Canyon Open Space in Colorado Springs, Colorado is an outdoor gem. Colorado Springs: Local Mountain Biking Directory. Red Rocks Canyon Open Space is located south of US 24 between Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs. Its many twisting singletrack trails are a must for riding and exploring on mountain bikes as well. Red Rock Canyon, Colorado Springs Picture: on the trail - Check out Tripadvisor members' 28,221 candid photos and videos. Red Rock Canyon, Colorado Springs: Hours, Address, Red Rock Canyon Reviews: 4.5/5 Red Rocks Amphitheatre’s 300-foot walls unintentionally document the 16-million-year history of the region. Trail dog. For Springs locals, hiking Red Rocks usually means hitting the trail early or late in the day to avoid crowds and traffic getting in and out of the bustling parking lot of Red Rock Open Space along U.S. 24. The Red Rocks Trail can also connect with the Dakota Ridge Trail to the east. Located off of Highway 24 West, Red Rock Canyon Open Space has many trails for visitors to love. The trail connecting to Red Rocks Trail and Red Rocks Trail to Matthews / Winters Park are the only trails in the park that bicycles are permitted on. Red Rock Canyon is a singletrack mountain bike trail in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At 26th take a left or (south) and follow it until you come to a four way stop with Bear Creek Rd. The namesake red rock formations are quite a surprise out in the middle of a pine forest at 8,200 feet, and they are the highlight of this adventure, but this is a really worthwhile hike even aside from the red rocks. You'll then take Quarry Pass Trail to the top of the quarry that built a lot of Colorado Springs. I have included it in part because the trail is a part of the "Ring the Peak" system and has some unusual features. 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