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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Pike and San Isabel National Forests > Pikes Peak Ranger District

Quick Facts

Pipeline Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,110 Feet (2839.8 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 1,210 Feet (377.2 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 10,320 Feet (3217.0 Meters)
Length, One-way: 3 Miles (5.0 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Summer
Usage: Heavy
USGS Map: Quad. map: Manitou Springs

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General Description

Pipeline Trail in North Cheyenne Canyon intersects with Seven Bridges and Jones Park Trails
Copyright: Amy Pyle - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
Pipeline Trail in North Cheyenne Canyon intersects with Seven Bridges and Jones Park Trails
Pipeline Trail (668) leads 3 miles from Forest Developed Road 667 to trail 701, Foresters Trail. The trail is open to foot, bike, horse, ATV and motorcycle traffic. This is a heavily used trail. Motorcycles and hikers need to be considerate of each other.

10,320 +
9,400 ++
9,100 +Trailhead

Directions from Old Stage Road: Take the Old Stage Road out of the city to the Gold Camp Road and drive about 1.5 miles passed the turnoff for Wye Campground. Turn right on to Frosty Park Road (379). Travel 1.5 miles north on Frosty Park Road (FDR 379) to Foresters Trail (701) begins. About one-eighth of a mile down this trail FDT #668/Pipeline takes off to the right.

Directions from Colorado Springs: From Colorado Springs, take either 26th St. or Cheyenne Road to North Cheyenne Canyon Road to Gold Camp Road (Forrest Road 370). Park your car at the intersection of North Cheyenne Canyon Road, Gold Camp Road and High Drive, and walk one-half mile past the locked gate to the trailhead. These directions will take you to the 7 Bridges Trailhead. From there hike about 1.5 miles up this trail where Forest Developed Trail #668 begins. Pipeline Trail will be the left fork.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: May through October .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Pipeline Trail
ICON Mountain Biking Pipeline Trail
ICON ATV Riding Pipeline Trail
ICON Motorcycle Riding Pipeline Trail

Related Activities
Bear Creek Trail - Bear Creek Trail is part of a network of trails in Cheyenne Canyon a drainage that flows into the southwestern part of Colorado Springs.

Jones Park Trail - The Jones Park Trail, also known as "Cap'n Jacks", is a locals favorite. It extends 6 miles from Forest Road 380 to a dead end at 10,100'.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Pike and San Isabel National Forests, 1920 Valley Drive , Pueblo, CO, 81008, Phone: 719-545-8737

Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, 302 North Santa Fe Drive, P.O. Box 697 , Pueblo, CO, 81003, Phone: 800-233-3446, www.pueblochamber.org


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