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Address: 3650 Maizeland Rd., Colorado Springs, CO
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Beautiful Area in Central, Colorado Springs

I'd never visited this area before - almost never noticed it. Very quiet, very nice. I'll be hiking these trails again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Pueblo, Colorado
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Pueblo, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I'd never visited this area before - almost never noticed it. Very quiet, very nice. I'll be hiking these trails again!

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36 reviews 36 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Palmer Park is a fantastic place to take your dog for a run, or a nice hike. The views are breath taking and there is plenty of space to roam.

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Colorado Springs
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Go to the parking lot at the top of the mesa. There's a turnoff for an area called Lazy Land, the mesa parking lot is just beyond that. The well-marked trails on the top of the mesa are easy and you can have your dog(s) off-leash here. Great views of Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak and, in the distance, Garden of... More 

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Colorado Springs
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This 730.2 acre park was donated to the City of Colorado Springs in 1907 by the city's founder, General William Jackson Palmer. Ball fields, playground equipment & fenced off leash dog parks are available on the southeast corner of the park. The remainder is a wide area of winding hiking & biking trails as well as small & large picnic... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wow. Whether you're hiking in Palmer Park or driving through on the paved roadway, it feels like you're in the wilderness...until you reach the look-out points and see the city surrounding you. Another free attraction that is well worth the time, just don't look for Palmer Park on Palmer Park Road...it's actually on the intersection of N. Academy Blvd and... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful park in the middle of Colorado Springs with lots of parking and picnic areas. Maybe that is why it is always so busy.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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78 reviews 78 reviews
65 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Palmer Park is excellent, over 25 miles of hiking, jogging, horses stables, equestrian, volleyball courts, baseball fields, football/soccer field, scenic overlook and drive, picnic area with some shelters, meadows, botanical reserve, dog park, and youth camp and Council Grounds. (730.7 acres). THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE. WOW. visit was second trip to Colorado Springs 5/2013, first trip was 6/2008 trip... More 

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Cantril, Iowa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We hiked for about an hour up to the overlook. Just beautiful. The runners and cyclists called out so we could get out of their way and although there was some snow on the ground, the walking and climbing was never dangerous.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Nice place to hike because it is right in city. Trails were well marked. Moderately challenging hikes.

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Sweden
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183 reviews 183 reviews
98 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Numerous hiking trails combined with a dog park offer something for dog and owner alike! The plateau which is centrally located gives great views of the surrounding area to include Pike's Peak and Colorado Springs. The playground for the kids is big and for safety it is fenced and has crushed rubber for padding, so it's really nice and safe!... More 

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