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

Quick Facts

Foresters Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,920 Feet (3092.3 Meters) intersection with Jones Park Trail
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 780 Feet (243.1 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 10,700 Feet (3335.4 Meters) Frosty Park
Length, One-way: 4 Miles (6.67 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Summer
USGS Maps: Quad Maps: Manitou Springs,Pikes Peak

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General Description

Foresters Trail, #701, is open to foot, bike and motorized traffic. Located in the beautiful Cheyenne Canyon, this trail leads to or begins in the Frosty Park area. From the Jones Park Trail to Frosty Park is 4.0 miles with a moderate level of difficulty.

Directions from Colorado Springs: 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 Jones Park Trail: Foresters Trail will be the third trail that leads to the left from Jones Park Trail. It is close to 1.5 miles before the dead end.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: April through October .

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

Related Activities
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'.

Pipeline Trail - 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.

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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