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Great Hike Close to Colorado Springs

Love going to Spruce Mountain! Really nice hike with a fantastic views! Very interesting rock... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
417nickiew
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Silent, serene and beautiful 5° hike 🌲🌲🌲

I only had an afternoon to squeeze in a day hike so after a bit of research I hopped in my... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
arehay
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Indianapolis
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Mar 4, 2018
“Great Hike Close to Colorado Springs”
Jan 20, 2018
“Silent, serene and beautiful 5° hike ”
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Love going to Spruce Mountain! Really nice hike with a fantastic views! Very interesting rock out-croppings to sit and enjoy the sun and take pictures. The initial half mile or so involves elevation gain with a few switch-backs, but it is not long or overly...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 417nickiew
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I only had an afternoon to squeeze in a day hike so after a bit of research I hopped in my Silvercar and boogied on out to the trail head. There are 2 trail heads. The one in Google maps adds an extra 2.5 miles...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank arehay
Reviewed 11 January 2016

I love going here in the summer to do hiking, but today my husband and I discovered we can cross country ski here in the winter! It was amazing. We recently started cross country skiing again, and I thought hmmm... what about that wonderful place...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Diane N
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Great park very close to Colorado Springs. Offers gentle inclines, pretty views and comfortable trails. 5.5 miles or 8.6 miles. Nice way to spend a couple of hours.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank TishaH640
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Lots of open space in Douglas County. And it is typically WIDE open. Spruce Mountain is a treat. It wanders through forest with some interesting rock formations. On a clear day you can see Pikes Peak. You can choose from several trails. We did the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank LostInColorado
Reviewed 8 April 2015

I love this little hike. You have a few choices and can pause many places with scenic overlooks. There is a port-o-potty at the beginning (should not be taken for granted) and a few places to have a picnic. Friendly people will place lost and...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank TheBlondeGrape
Reviewed 16 November 2014

We were looking for an area to hike close to our new home in Monument, CO, and we came upon Spruce Mountain Open Space. Great trails for hiking or mountain biking, but easy enough for young children to do. We brought our four young children...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank JoeJenW
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