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Scenic location looking over the vastness of Colorado Springs. Perfect for early morning views... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nice Park with Trails

Recommend spending a day at the park. Multiple trails and picnic tables. Very clean and well... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
New Mexico
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My husband, 12 year old son, and I were looking for a nice place to have a picnic. We did find a very nice spot at the end of a a trail in front of a beautiful rock formation! However, 10 minutes into our outing,...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Scenic location looking over the vastness of Colorado Springs. Perfect for early morning views, walks, hikes and evening place to look over the city at night. Pet friendly. A ideal location for mountain biking as well.

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Recommend spending a day at the park. Multiple trails and picnic tables. Very clean and well maintained. Have Fun. Safe Travels!

1  Thank Land&Sea
Reviewed 9 July 2018

It's a great extension of woods right in the town! It has all kinds of challenges for hikers and cyclists, from simple flat trails to rocky ones...at diverse heights too! I very much enjoyed it!

Thank cocoloustaunau
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This park was recommended to us by a local hiker. Easilly accessible with plenty of parking. We chose very challenging trails and boy was it a workout for someone who lives at sea level. People were very friendly along the trails and came across a...More

Thank MassSmiley09
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Colorado Springs is spoiled with an embarrassing wealth of natural riches, and this 750 acre park right in the middle of the city is chief among them. Over 20 miles of exciting trails, all easily accessible from anywhere in town. Some of these trails are...More

Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Palmer Park is located right on Academy Blvd, one of the major thoroughfares in Colorado Springs. It has a large playground for children and lots of room to hike. The park is large enough for a good workout but small enough that you can't get...More

Thank cohappyfeet
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Great place, in a central location in town, to take a quick hike or mountain biking trip.The trails are well-maintained and there are many different levels of exertion required depending on which trail you choose.

Thank eqf2018
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a fantastic park that is family and animal oriented. You can park in the parking lot and walk the trails, it has a dog run and playground equipment for children. The view from the top of the trails is spectacular. You will occasionally...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Many biking and Hiking trails for all levels. This park is in the middle of the city and ( I think ) it is one of the largest in the city . If you have time and love hiking and biking but do not have...More

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15 June 2018|
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Response from curveslady2014 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I wasn't hiking on any of the trails so I'm not sure. My guess would be no but again I'm not sure.
15 March 2016|
Response from Laura-OCCS | Reviewed this property |
Palmer Park has about 27 miles of trails to hike from easy to moderate. There is a park on the south end and a dog park. At the top of the road to the west there is the Grandview Overlook, so even if you don't want to hike... More
6 March 2015|
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Response from JillWendy | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I don't know anything about this. We took a hike in Palmer Park last December. It was nice.