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The Paint Mines Interpretive Park just outside Calhan opened in June, 2005, becoming yet another incredible park in the growing network of open spaces in El Paso County. There’s not much you can say about it that isn’t said HERE. You really have to go see it for yourself, but perhaps this audio-slideshow […]

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“If you don’t like Colorado Springs, then you don’t hike or ride a bike,” said a man I ran into last week in Red Rock Canyon. The statement struck me as undeniably true as we stood there looking over the spectacular sandstone canyon. Despite our many fiscal woes and increasingly anemic services, we […]

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The Palmer Trail (to Red Rock Canyon) from High Drive is a nice afternoon mountain bike ride for intermediate riders that’s only minutes away from town but feels like miles. Depending on the route you take it’s approximately 6 to 9 miles.

Read more about the Palmer Trail HERE and HERE..

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