Horsethief Park Trail #704


Horsethief Park to Pancake Rocks

This trail passes through the old Horsethief Park area and culminates at an interesting rock outcropping known as "Pancake Rocks". From there you must return to the trailhead.

Difficulty: Moderate

At a Glance

Open Season: Year-round
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
Water: Drinking water is not readily available. Hikers are advised to carry an adequate supply. Water from
Information Center: Foot and horse trail.

General Information


From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67. Drive 8 miles until you come to a tunnel. Parking is available on the other side of the tunnel. This is where the trail begins.


Not accessible to those requiring a wheelchair or assistance with walking.

General Notes:

Camping is permitted along the trail and is recommended 300’ from any trail or stream. Use no-impact camping techniques. Pack it in/Pack it out rule applies. Campfire permits are not required but please be sure your fire is dead out before you leave. Respect other trail users.


Available on the other side of the tunnel. This is where the trail begins.

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  Area/Length : 
4 Miles

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  Elevation : 
10100 Feet - 11500 Feet