Pike National
Forest

The Pike National Forest is located in the Front Range of Colorado, United States, west of Colorado Springs and including Pikes Peak and the famous Garden of the Gods. The forest encompasses 1,106,604 acres (4,478 km²) within Clear Creek, Teller, Park, Jefferson, Douglas and El Paso counties. The major rivers draining the forest are the South Platte and Fountain Creek. Rampart Reservoir, a large a…
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Pikes Peak near Colorado Springs is the most visited mountain in the US; the sum…
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This hike climbs uncompromisingly along the northeast ridge of Cascade Mountain,…
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This waterfall isn’t even on the map, and it’s become my favorite waterfall hike…
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"DeCaliBron" (Democrat, Cameron, Lincoln, Bross) provides an awesome way to do f…
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This is a great route to the summit of Pikes Peak that is shorter and less popul…
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First Summited by Painter, Alex Bierstadt, in 1863
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