Black Forest Section 16

Image courtesy of Black Forest Trails Association.


Location: 8510 Burgess Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80908


Park Hours: April – October 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM, November – March 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Amenities: Well marked 4-mile, multi-use perimeter trail loop, with vault toilet at the trailhead. School in the Woods is also located on this property. 


Black Forest Section 16 spans 640 acres. The trail is a fairly wide gravel path with very little elevation change. The area is heavily forested, providing some shade during your hike.  It’s a local favorite for equestrians and families. 


Volunteer: Black Forest Trails Association


Managed by El Paso County Parks Department: (719) 520-7529.      For more info visit

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