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      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
      Land Status: City Managed
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      Region Details
      • 7
      • 1
      • 23
      • 19
      • 19

      Region Status
      Open as of May 2, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      69
      Trails Mountain Bike
      69
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Hike
      69
      Trails Trail Running
      69
      Total Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent
      5,708 ft
      Total Vertical
      610 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,865 ft
      Reports
      448
      Photos
      96
      Ridden Counter
      16,280

      Photos of Palmer Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Templeton
      57 |
      Sep 2, 2021 @ 10:50am
      Sep 2, 2021
      trail: Templeton
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      Sep 2, 2021 @ 10:50am
      Sep 2, 2021
      trail: Templeton
      54 |
      Sep 2, 2021 @ 10:50am
      Sep 2, 2021
      trail: Templeton
      49 |
      Sep 2, 2021 @ 10:50am
      Sep 2, 2021
      trail: Templeton
      70 |
      Sep 2, 2021 @ 10:49am
      Sep 2, 2021
      trail: Templeton Arc
      37 |
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 12:15pm
      Oct 19, 2020
      trail: Templeton Arc
      30 |
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 12:15pm
      Oct 19, 2020
      trail: Templeton Arc
      32 |
      Oct 19, 2020 @ 12:15pm
      Oct 19, 2020

      Videos of Palmer Park Mountain Bike

      Chin to the Rocks - OTB at Palmer Park
      85 | Oct 20, 2021
      RAD Apparel | Daydreamer Jersey
      trail: Grandview
      59 | May 25, 2021
      Daydreamer Release Video
      trail: Grandview
      32 | May 23, 2021
      Palmer Park Templeton climb
      0:18 | 44 | Nov 26, 2018
      Palmer Park
      0:11 | 58 | Nov 18, 2018
      Palmer Park
      0:16 | 51 | Nov 18, 2018
      Fail of the month?
      0:13 | 2506 | Jun 21, 2017
      Fast and Loose
      1:55 | 619 | May 20, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1444349tamalesnatcher3000wishlistrouteLittle Moab Loop and 1 more
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 10:36am
      Jan 29, 2023
      user #2874900SonOfASelkiewishlistrouteFun Group Ride
      Jan 17, 2023 @ 12:15pm
      Jan 17, 2023
      user #3250433Divingdavis777votetrailSouth Canyon
      Jan 13, 2023 @ 1:08pm
      Jan 13, 2023
      user #3191514Grant-420riddentrailPalmer Point
      Dec 24, 2022 @ 10:15am
      Dec 24, 2022
      user #2471283Ckiser01addreportGrandview
      Dec 11, 2022 @ 4:38pm
      Dec 11, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2984221JrhockneytrailPalmer PointNice fun blue with some slight rolls and...
      Nov 27, 2022 @ 4:05pm
      Nov 27, 2022
      user #2984221JrhockneytrailTempletonThis is the long black monster of Palmer...
      Nov 27, 2022 @ 4:01pm
      Nov 27, 2022
      user #1623403TamlingreportTempleton ArcFun trail but very challenging as a first...
      Nov 23, 2022 @ 6:27pm
      Nov 23, 2022
      user #2931016JackAmlingKIotrailTempletonGreat Trail, please keep in mind whether this...
      Nov 23, 2022 @ 5:41pm
      Nov 23, 2022
      user #2091715doubletrackdodgermtbtrailLittle Moab AltSuper fun trail, definitely the best way to do...
      Jul 13, 2022 @ 1:09pm
      Jul 13, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Pulpit Rock 20 14 73.1 km
      High Chaparral Open Space 23.3 km
      Sand Creek 13.7 km
      Fountain Park 2 2 1 14.3 km
      Dorchester Park 1 25 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike6934 miles5,709 ft17 miles610 ft
      #375#18993448410,301
      E-Bike12,605 ft138 ft
      37573
      Horse12,605 ft138 ft
      1361
      Hike6934 miles5,709 ft17 miles610 ft
      #249#14434481475
      Trail Running6934 miles5,709 ft17 miles610 ft
      #248#1424481272
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