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Mount Cutler

An easy hike on the South Side of Cheyenne Canyon
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  Here is a leisurely family hike you can do in a morning or afternoon. The hike is only 2 miles in length. Mt Cutler — named after... more »

Tips:  Tips: This is a good family hikes; dog friendly as long as you keep your pet on a leash. Picnic areas abound before and after the site... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Mt Cutler Trailhead

One mile east of the Helen Hunt Falls parking area, on the south side of the road, is the trailhead for Mt Cutler. This is not as large a site; be sure to park as far off the road as possible.

2. Eastern Views

Before the trail wraps around the west and south sides of the mountain, you can see one of the Colorado Springs water reservoirs, as well as part of the city.

Looking almost due south, you can see Seven Falls on South Cheyenne Creek, with St Peter’s Dome and Sugarloaf Mt beyond.

4. Mt Cutler Summit

The end of the trail is marked with a plastic orange and white pole. The summit is actually to the left and a little bit higher. The top of Mt Cutler offers several places to view the surrounding countryside. So keep this pole in mind when you’re ready to start back down the trail. Also be very careful as you approach various viewpoints; the... More