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Palmer Park

3650 Maizeland Rd., Colorado Springs, CO
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Parks, Scenic Drives, Biking Trails, Equestrian Trails, Hiking Trails, Trails, Outdoors
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Type: Castles, Parks, Scenic Drives, Biking Trails, Equestrian Trails, Hiking Trails, Trails, Outdoors
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Biking, hiking, trail runs, picnics, dog park...this place has everything to get out and about - and in the middle of town!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The original park was given to the city of Colorado Springs by its' founder, General William Palmer. It is a treasure of light colored sandstone formations. There are hiking and mountain biking trails through these hoodooish areas. The plateau has great views of Pikes Peak and a large area where well-behaved dogs can roam free while their owners enjoy the... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We love to visit Palmer Park the mixture of developed and undeveloped space is great and the dog park is huge there. We always find something new to explore at the Park.

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Denver, Colorado
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115 reviews 115 reviews
47 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Miles of hiking and biking possibilities in this wonderful city park. Feel like you in a quiet, natural spot amidst the pines and rock formations! Seek this place out!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The view of the mountains from Palmer Park is spectacular. Since out hiking days are over, it was the perfect spot--right in Colorado Springs--to relax and read, though we probably did more looking than reading.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I regularly go to Palmer Park to hike. The trails are rugged but not difficult, and the variety of vistas, including off towards Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak, are always commanding and inspiring.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There are a variety of trails in this park from long, fairly flat to steep climbing with breathtaking views of Garden of the Gods or downtown Colorado Springs in the distance. Excellent place to explore "hoodoos" with sheer drops. The Yucca trail is heavily used by dog owners and presents challenges to those who are allergic to dogs, but most... More 

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Greeley, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The park is small to drive through and huge if you hike, bike or want open space walking. It is smack dab in the city. A real little gem

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Pensacola, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This park has a lookout point where you can see the whole city plus more.They have stables,hiking trails and a few small caves. A lot of people bike through it. There is a park with equipment for the kids plus a dog park.It is pretty and you can jog or walk around it.

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co springs, co
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122 reviews 122 reviews
37 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

pretty and horses bikes people mix in middle of city, if GOPers had way they would cut tax support and it would be a desert!

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