Pancake Rocks Trail

#23 of 207 trails in Pike National Forest

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Pancake Rocks Trail is a 5.5 mile out and back trail located near Woodland Park, Colorado and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking & mountain biking and is accessible from May until October.

Directions from Colorado Springs: From Colorado Springs, take Highway 24, through Woodland Park, toDivide. Turn south on Highway 67 and drive 8 miles until you see a closed tunnel.Parking is available on the other side of the closed tunnel.

Colorado Tourism Office, 1625 Broadway, Suite 1700 , Denver, CO, 80202, Phone: 800-COLORADO

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35 Completed 24 Reviews

Good hike and nice views towards the top! Getting there is a drive, but worth it (at least once, for sure)

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53 Completed 1 Reviews

the location map is wrong.

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I completed this trail in early May 2013 and loved it. There was still a fair amount of snow on the trail (2"-6"), so I'd recommend good boots + foot chains. The climb up was fairly strenuous with lots of switch backs. Nearing the top I almost got a bit lost, but another hiker pointed me in the right direction. The trail is fairly well marked with official signs and cairn stones.

The top was beautiful. Huge open space on top of the rocks that really do look like big stacks of pancakes. I set up my Jetboil, made some coffee and enjoyed the view. Highly recommended.

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39 Completed 9 Reviews

Be warned-this is a challenging trail...steep,steep,steep but well worth the effort once you reach the top.
Rock formations,views,trail is shaded most of the way
I would not recommend this trail if your out of shape

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This trail is a great workout through a dense forest then incredible
views at the top.The rock formations rea lly resemble pancakes.

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