Trail

Helen Hunt Falls

Colorado Springs, CO
Length: 0.10 mi.
Type: Out & Back

About This Trail

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This trail is found in the North Cheyenne Canyon Park, and is a great toddler friendly hike.  It features a series of stairs that follows along the creek to the top of Helen Hunt Falls. The waterfall can be seen from the trailhead and parking lot area, and is near the visitor center.  The seasonal visitor center has educational exhibits, restrooms, and a gift shop. This hike is great during the summertime, but can be busy. There isn’t a lot of shade at the beginning of the hike, but at the end you can hike near water and the shaded area to cool down.  There is an overlook at the top. It is not stroller or wheelchair friendly.  Dogs are allowed, but must be leashed. PC: Krystal Weir

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Trail Features

Seasons Fall, Spring, and Summer
Surface type Dirt
Elevation gain 6 ft.
Carrier needed No
Stroller friendly No
ADA accessible No
Water fountains No
Bathrooms No
Cell reception Spotty
Pet friendly Yes
Nearby convenience store No
Camping Nearby No
Emergency support
within 5 miles
No

Trail highlights

Creek / River, Natural Play Area, Shaded Hike, Viewpoint, and Waterfall

Fee & Parking Details

Fee : $0.00

Paved parking

Trail Contributor

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I became a branch ambassador for the Colorado Springs branch in February 2017.  I became active with Hike it Baby in April 2016 and fell in love with carrier hikes.  I currently host and enjoy toddler led and stroller hikes.

About The Guide

Hike it Baby Family Trail Guide is an online resource to help families with children source trails that little legs can hike and parents can feel comfortable with. Hike details are sourced and have been hiked by families who participate in our community. Our contributors do their best to give you all the details they can, but if something is missed, you can reach out to the contributor and offer suggestions for them to add to make it a better trail description for all. This guide was built with a generous 3-year partnership with L.L Bean. Like Hike it Baby, L.L Bean believes that helping get families into nature from birth on is key to healthier, happier communities.