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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Palmer Park is a technical rocky maze located in the center of Colorado Springs. There is flow to be had here but piecing together a good route requires experience and knowledge of the trails. The signage is terrible and there are unmarked spur trails everywhere just waiting to get you lost or turned around. However, with all that being said there are still some fun trails in this park with technical rocks, roots, and drops that pop up out of nowhere. Ride with a local to find some flow in this park. Beware this park is heavily used thus there are hikers, horses, and dogs most trails so keep your speed in check.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
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      Region Details
      • 7
      • 1
      • 22
      • 17
      • 19

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 4, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #373
      State Ranking
      #18
      Trails (view details)
      66
      Trails Mountain Bike
      66
      Trails Hike
      66
      Trails Trail Running
      66
      Total Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent
      5,698 ft
      Total Vertical
      777 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,865 ft
      Reports
      204
      Photos
      53
      Ridden Counter
      6,894

      Palmer Park Mountain Bike Routes

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      Fun Group Ride
      6 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 6 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 4 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 49 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance

      Photos of Palmer Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Templeton
      69 |
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 2:27pm
      Jan 6, 2019
      trail: Yucca
      25 |
      Nov 30, 2018 @ 8:56am
      Nov 30, 2018
      23 |
      Nov 30, 2018 @ 8:56am
      Nov 30, 2018
      trail: Palmer Point
      41 |
      Nov 15, 2018 @ 9:02am
      Nov 15, 2018

      Videos of Palmer Park Mountain Bike

      Palmer Park Templeton climb
      0:18 | 14 | Nov 26, 2018
      Palmer Park
      0:11 | 22 | Nov 18, 2018
      Palmer Park
      0:16 | 24 | Nov 18, 2018
      Fail of the month?
      0:13 | 2318 | Jun 21, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1053960hotpeperwishlisttrailTempleton
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 11:32am
      Aug 22, 2019
      user #1239521HiFiLesriddentrailTempleton to Lazy Land Alt. and 3 more
      Aug 16, 2019 @ 1:09pm
      Aug 16, 2019
      user #1363886jeffmeunierwishlisttrailLazy Land
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 8:54am
      Jul 31, 2019
      user #1874787Rnichols719riddentrailLazy Land
      Jul 30, 2019 @ 7:46am
      Jul 30, 2019
      user #1365303joshbeginriddentrailTempleton and 1 more
      Jul 13, 2019 @ 6:35am
      Jul 13, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #988773camelkickertrailTempleton AltHmm, then I will have to go find this thing
      Oct 30, 2017 @ 5:43am
      Oct 30, 2017
      user #1005442mtbyeticotrailTempleton AltNope, not the trail I'm talking about. At...
      Oct 30, 2017 @ 5:42am
      Oct 30, 2017
      user #988773camelkickertrailTempleton Altvideo uploaded
      Oct 29, 2017 @ 6:58pm
      Oct 29, 2017
      user #1005442mtbyeticotrailTempleton AltWe can surely disagree, are you sure you are...
      Oct 29, 2017 @ 5:12pm
      Oct 29, 2017
      user #988773camelkickertrailTempleton AltI would care to disagree. I think it is very...
      Oct 29, 2017 @ 6:58am
      Oct 29, 2017

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      Fountain Park 2 2 1 14.3 km
      Dorchester Park 1 25 km

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