Cascade Outdoor Activities

Explore Cascade: Your Gateway to Scenic Splendor and Outdoor Adventure in the Pikes Peak Foothills

Heizer Trail

Heizer Trailhead offers a steep but enjoyable hike to beautiful views of Cascade and Colorado Springs, totaling 6.1 miles. Popular for hiking and biking, expect company on the trail. Best times: April to October. Leashed dogs are welcome.

 *Detailed trail information and maps for can be found for sale at the Manitou Springs Visitor’s Center at 354 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO (719) 685-5089


Location: 8210 Anemone Hill Rd, Cascade, CO 80809, USA


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Pikes Peak Highway to the Summit


Take a scenic drive up Pikes Peak Highway to reach the summit of one of Colorado's most famous mountains. This 19-mile paved road offers stunning views and  various  lookout points. Enjoy hiking, picnicking, and photo opportunities along the way. At the summit, experience panoramic vistas and visit the Summit Visitor  Center.

Drive Time: The round-trip journey takes about 2-3 hours. For a full experience, plan for 3-4 hours including stops and activities.


Location: 5089 Pikes Peak Hwy., Cascade, Colo., 80809


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Crystal Creek Reservoir

Enjoy Licensed Fishing with bait and tackle available at the Visitor's Center. Stocked with Rainbow, Cutthroat, Lake, Brown, and Brook Trout. Perfect for Family Fishing Trips with Stunning Alpine Views. Fishing Allowed from Boat or Shoreline (excluding the dam)


Boating: Bring your own non-motorized boat to Crystal Creek Reservoir. No Rentals onsite. Trailers Prohibited Along Pikes Peak Toll Road.


Address:  Pikes Peak Toll Rd, Cascade, CO 80809

Phone: 719-227-5200


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