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Palmer Trail Loop

Palmer Trail Loop

Use of Trail: Hiking / Bicycles / Horses

Length of Trail: 5.4 Miles Roundtrip (w/o Palmer)

Elevation Gain: 1,678 Ft. Gain (both trails)

Difficulty: Moderate

The Section 16 Trail (also called the Palmer/Red Rock Loop Trail) is a popular trail for both hikers and mountain bikers. This is a great year-round trail with good views of the Garden of the Gods and easy access to the Paul Intemann Trail.

Directions to Trailhead:

From U.S. Highway 24, take 26th Street south, drive past the cemetery, up two switchbacks to Gold Camp Road. Turn west onto Gold Camp and drive about 1 mile to the trailhead.
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  • Phone: 719-633-6884
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