Mueller State Park

Trails in Mueller (CO)

Dragonfly Children's Nature Trail

This unique trail offers interactive stations to peak the interest of children and adults. Beautiful and educational. This trailhead is next to the parking lot and begins with a jumping activity. Continue through the gates to explore the many wonders of pond life. Discover who lives in ...

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Grouse Mountain Overlook

Close to the campground, this trail offers a quiet hike through a timbered forest. Take #17 Cheesman Trail to Trail #16. The trail leads to the top of Grouse Mountain, the highest point in the park (9,843 feet). Enjoy a spectacular view of Pikes Peak to the east ...

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Homestead/Black Bear Loop

On hot summer days, you'll enjoy the cool forest and sunny meadows along this trail. Start at the Homestead Trail. Hike 1.1 miles to Black Bear Trail #13. Turn right on Trail #13. Continue to Trail #1 which will take you back to the beginning of Homestead ...

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Lost Pond

A visually stimulating trail, Lost Pond leads to a verdant valley with wildflowers and ample wildlife watching opportunities. It's a great place to surround yourself with nature as you enjoy a restful pond setting. Directions From Colorado Springs Take U.S. 24 west (Cimarron) from Colorado Springs for 25 miles through Woodland ...

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Osborn Homestead Loop

Travel back in time to one of the park's old homesteads. From #13 Black Bear Trailhead, you can hike downhill to the Osborn Homestead Trail #27. Continue to the homestead ruins. Built in the early 1900s by the Earl Osborn family, the homestead is a reminder of the harsh, ...

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Outlook Ridge/Raven Ridge Overlook

One of the most popular hikes in the park, this trailhead leads to Raven Ridge Overlook, one of three overlook opportunities on this trail. These rock outcroppings offer some outstanding views. Directions From Colorado Springs Take U.S. 24 west (Cimarron) from Colorado Springs for 25 miles through Woodland Park ...

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School Pond

Enjoy the backcountry as you stroll along this trail. While it doesn't offer fishing, School Pond does have great wildlife watching during the morning or evening hours. The trail splits .2 mile from the trailhead. At the fork take a left to hike the loop section clockwise. As ...

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Wapiti Self-Guided Nature Trail

If you need a place to reflect, this trail provides a contemplative hike in a beautiful mountain setting. The Wapiti Self-Guided Nature Trailhead is located at the east end of the Visitors Center parking lot. You can pick up a self-guided brochure at station 1. The trail winds through ...

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