Nice hike in Ute pass in Cascade/Chipita Park which in itself is a destination, but also links up to Ring the Peak trail which is a 57 mile trail around Pikes Peak with numerous other trail links.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
To hike Colorado Springs to the 24 past Manitou Springs to Ute Pass turn left at the light at Cascade keep right at the Pikes Peak highway sign following Chipita Park rd. 1.5 miles. Turn left on Picabo and turn left on Mtn. rd. Trailhead on the right.