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Quick Facts

Four Mile Overlook Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,600 Feet (2992.5 Meters) Visitor Center
Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
Elevation Gain, One-way: 600 Feet (187.0 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 9,000 Feet (2805.5 Meters) Four Mile Overlook
Length: 9 Miles (15.0 Kilometers)
Other Maps: Pikes Peak Atlas, Trails Illustrated 137
Recommended Season: Fall
Usage: Heavy in Summer
Vehicle Accessibility: Passenger Vehicle




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General Description

Great views and helpful information abound at the Mueller State Park Visitor Center
Copyright: Amy Pyle - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
Great views and helpful information abound at the Mueller State Park Visitor Center
The terminus of Four Mile Overlook Trail, number 44, lies nine miles southwest of the park visitor center. To access this trail leave the visitor center parking lot on Rock Pond Trail, number five. Follow this trail for approximately one mile to a point where the trail splits. Here Four Mile Overlook leads to the left. The trail descends slowly for the next three and a half miles to the overlook. The scenic vista provides views of the Four Mile Creek drainage, Pikes Peak and Sheep Nose, to the east, and Dome Rock, Sheep Rock, Sangre de Cristo Range, the Mosquito Range and the Sawatch Range, to the west. The trail terminus lies at an approximate elevation of 9,000 feet.

Directions from Visitor Center: At the east end of the visitor center parking lot is the Rock Pond Trailhead. Follow this trail approximately one mile to a split in the trail, where Four Mile Overlook Trail leads to the left.



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Four Mile Overlook Trail
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Four Mile Overlook Trail - equestrians can access this trail from the southern trailhead.
Yes
ICON Bird Identification Four Mile Overlook Trail
Yes
ICON Mushroom Identification Four Mile Overlook Trail
Yes
ICON Plant Identification Four Mile Overlook Trail
Yes
ICON Wildflower Identification Four Mile Overlook Trail
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Four Mile Overlook Trail
Yes
ICON Picnicking Visitor Center
Yes



More Information

Visitor Information:

Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, 104 South Cascade Ave, Suite 104 , Colorado Springs, CO, 80903, Phone: 800-888-4748, Fax: 719-635-4968

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