Bear Creek Regional Park

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Doubletrack
↑ 500 ft
↓ 6,800 ft
4.6
avg mph
64
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1:45
avg time

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AVERAGE RATING
2.83 out of 5
About This Trail
added by jeff World Champ on December 31, 2002
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This place has some good hills and wide trails. Alot of hikers and joggers use these trails, not to mention the people with the dogs. There is some singletrack here that is closed to bikes but is well worth the ride if you are feeling gnarley. Use these trails to connect with Gold Camp Rd. and Captain Jack's for a nice long ride.

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Greg Heil on May 9, 2014
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Review: Aside from one technical descent, this trail system isn't anything special... but it's still decent singletrack riding in the city. Not too bad, all things considered.

Similar Trail: Stratton Open Space

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mike_d_1583 on February 2, 2014
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Review: Mostly flat system with tons of hikers and lots of horse poop along the trails. Going east you can get some speed up only because you're going downhill. If you go on weekends it's guaranteed you'll run into a few hikers with dogs unleashed.

Similar Trail: Sante Fe Regional

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RideorDie on March 14, 2010
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Review: This trail network is good for families. The more west you go the more single track you find. This place can connect to a lot of different trails, but really ...why would you want to unless you are with the family?

Similar Trail: Santa Fe Trail

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Guest on November 9, 2008
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Review: A Network of Singletrack in the foothills of the Bearcreek Regional Park in Colorado Springs, CO. It goes wide to "thin" singletrack, has good views of Cheyenne Mnt. and Pikes Peak to the west.

Similar Trail: Palmer Park, Red Rocks Canyon Open Space

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Guest on November 9, 2008
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Review: There are "multi-singletrack trails", hooked into several loops. I couldn't find any signage showing the "Letter marked (A-O), as show on the map. It's mostly sand/clay hardpack singletrack, thru the parks foothills.

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goldjack on August 27, 2008
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Review: Way to many people here on the weekends.

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John Fisch on October 6, 2007
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Review: Other than the final descent to Bear Creek Road at the west end (which is to short to be interesting), there's nothing to see here. Wide, packed gravel trails suitable for dog-walking (of which there is much). Best use is as an extended warm-up as you approach Palmer Loop/Section 16, Intemann Trail, or Gold Camp Road on your way to the Cheyenne Canyon trail network. UPDATE: New singletrack has been cut here. There are numerous narrow singletrack loops available at the lower end of the park and Stephanie's trail on the high end really improves this place. It's still best as a connector to other trails up high, but now you can have a lot more fun getting there. Also, the "Stephanie's Trail" provides a stiff climb (or descent), some tough technical spots and a singletrack alternative to part of Gold Camp Road when traveling between Cheyenne Canyon and Bear Creek Canyon.

* Review edited 3/6/2012

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teamfreak16 on June 17, 2007
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Review: Nice, mellow ride with some good climbing on the west side of 21st St. It's a fun place to ride every once in awhile.

Similar Trail: New Santa Fe Trail

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bikeamaroq on March 31, 2007
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Review: Nice trail with a nature center at one end. Has some good hills along the way even though it is flat for a long time over one of the paths. It's fairly easy and isn't the best place to go if you're looking for serious single track. It has a great river to take family to for a picnic though. Overall, I give it a 6 as a MTB trail.

* Review edited 3/31/2007

Similar Trail: Stratton Open Space's multi-use trail leading up to a reservoir but not the Chutes.

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ChillyWilly on July 11, 2006
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Review: I started at the Bear Creek Nature Center, After about 3 miles of uphill work I finally got to the down hill portion and it was exciting. The uphill was a good workout clear trails used by hikers, horses, and pets on leash. The desend was good alot of rocks and sharp turns and wonderful views. It ended at Bear Creek Road and I traveled down it to the Nature Center another fun ride.

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westfamily60 on April 9, 2006
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Review: I rode the eastern (across Cresta/21st Street away from the mountains) portion of this track with the family. Great family ride. The hills may be difficult for children, depending on their ride capablity. If your looking for a speed workout, this might be a great place but be mindful of the loose gravel. Watch out for the joggers, walkers, and pets.

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Guest on December 31, 1969
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Review: Pretty easy mellow trail alot of up hill

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Bear Creek Regional Park MTB Trail 2.83 out of 5 based on 12 ratings. 12 user reviews.
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