Ute Valley Park, Colorado Springs

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#12 of 16 in Parks in Colorado Springs
Ute Valley Park is located in Colorado Springs. Plan your visit to Ute Valley Park and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Colorado Springs holiday planner.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Ute Valley Park is again one of those hidden gems that makes Colorado Springs so special. Imagine hiking trails with stunning views of Pikes Peak in the middle of a residential area! The park is liter...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    A beautiful place for a dog walk or mountain biking, typical Colorado flora and fauna surround you. Some parts are less desirable after precipitation, however. Climbing into the rocks was fun. I'm luc...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    Not as rough as the Palmer Park trails good mix of trails longer climbs nice flow to the trails. Busy place but not crowed cause it is big place. Have fun be safe drink lots of water.  more »
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  • June 14, 2017
    Nice park and the ducks are cute. A bit hilly, but you get an awesome view of the city from the top. Not easy to get lost either - paths are apparent with plenty of signage. Great place to run or bike.
  • May 19, 2017
    What more can you ask for? This is a very nice and well maintained city park at the foot of the mountain. It has a good variety of trails ranging from easy flat to steep, Rocky technical and difficult to please everyone with a good challenge and beautiful views of the Pikes Peak. Most of the trails are multiuse so be careful of bikers and hikers on the same trail and follow trail etiquette. Also, there is a "hikers only" trail, if you are a biker, please respect this and do the go poaching the trail - stay out of it. It is a good place to hike with your dog and kids, but be very careful, especially on hot days as this park does have a fair amount of rattle snakes. I have been riding and hiking here for 8 years and have never seen any, but there are many reports of them. Enjoy your hike!
  • May 19, 2017
    I live about 2 blocks from ute valley park. I am usually hiking or mountain biking in this park 3-4 times a week. It is beautiful and I am so glad that a long time ago someone had the forethought to set this place aside from development. I do love this place. The only downside is that there are a lot of dog owners that let their dog waste/bags filled with waste lying on the trail or they let their dogs off leash. I flipped over the handlebars of my bike because a little lap-dog ran in front of me a few days ago. If people would keep their dogs on leash and clean up their dog poop this place would be perfect! Oh, and watch out for the occasional rattlesnake.
  • June 27, 2017
    Generally well-maintained trails here that aren't too crowded. Ute Valley is a great spot to get outdoors without having to go very far.
  • July 6, 2017
    Natural bliss in the middle of town. Good hiking, biking trails. Some bear, deer, and snakes.

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