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Palmer Park

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It's like going to the mountains in the middle of town!

When you arrive it seems like a regular park but when you drive just a bit further and park, there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peaceful hikes and breathtaking views!

We are blessed to have such a beautiful place to hike, walk around and watch the kids play, and all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen A
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you arrive it seems like a regular park but when you drive just a bit further and park, there are hiking trails that make you forget you actually are in the middle of town. It has everything for a beginner hiker to a more...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are blessed to have such a beautiful place to hike, walk around and watch the kids play, and all in our city limits! The hikes are all relatively easy with not too much elevation gain. However, some of them may not be great for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Stephen A
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Palmer Park is a local favorite because, without driving very far at all, you are in the midst of hundreds of acres of gorgeous and remote-feeling wilderness! The view from Grandview is unparalleled of the city with Pike's Peak in the background. Dozens of hiking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeanine M
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Play ground, Sports fields, dog park and trails. My husband loves to ride his bike here. My granddaughters love the playground and picnic facilities. Gets pretty busy on beautiful weekends.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

The roads in this park are narrow and steep. We were involved in a minor accident while in the park. Met a car in in hairpin curve and hit head on. The overlook at the top of the park is beautiful, you can see the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lia B
Reviewed October 3, 2018

If you want to to take hikes of varying difficulty (easy to modest) that range in time from 40 minutes to 3hours, this is an excellent place to go. The trails are widely used by locals and we try to go at least once a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Smith H
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

The park is clean and nice. The equipment seems well cared for and there is a lot of area for the kids. The bathrooms are on the complete other end of the spectrum. They are dirty and they men's room had no stall door or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Stay640246
Reviewed July 15, 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank estherrenaud
Reviewed July 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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June 14, 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.
March 14, 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
March 5, 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.