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Horsethief Park Trail #704, CO

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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Distance One Way 2.86 miles
Trailhead Elevation 9,676 feet
Elevation Gain 818 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,076 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 6.45
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Preferred   Sep, Jun, May, Oct
Sun  7:10am - 4:39pm
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Pancake Rocks Trail #704A
0.5 mi away
3.2 mi
1,152 ft
Horsethief Falls Trail #704B
0.7 mi away
0.7 mi
403 ft
Dome Rock State Wildlife Area
Dome Rock State Wildlife Area
2.0 mi away
11.8 mi
2,393 ft
The Crags Trail #644
2.8 mi away
2.0 mi
604 ft
Pikes Peak from Crags CG TH
Pikes Peak from Crags CG TH
2.8 mi away
13.8 mi
4,535 ft
Devil's Playground Trail
2.8 mi away
2.8 mi
2,687 ft
The Crags Day Hike
3.6 mi away
4.0 mi
720 ft
Rock Pond to Werley Ranch Loop
Rock Pond to Werley Ranch Loop
3.9 mi away
7.7 mi
1,000 ft
Outlook Ridge and Lost Pond Loop
4.0 mi away
2.9 mi
280 ft
Cheesman Ranch Trail
4.1 mi away
12.0 mi
536 ft
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Overview
Horsethief Park Trail #704 is a 2.86 mile one way hike with 1,076 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 19 miles west of Colorado Springs Colorado. September and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.


This trail passes through the old Horsethief Park area and culminates at an interesting rock outcropping known as "Pancake Rocks". From there you must return to the trailhead.

Camping is permitted along the trail and is recommended 300’ from any trail or stream. Use no-impact camping techniques. Pack it in/Pack it out rule applies. Campfire permits are not required but please be sure your fire is dead out before you leave. Respect other trail users.

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    This hike is listed as One-Way.

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    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.

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    To hike
    From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67. Drive 8 miles until you come to a tunnel. Parking is available on the other side of the tunnel. This is where the trail begins.

    Parking:
    Available on the other side of the tunnel. This is where the trail begins.
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