To answer the obvious question: Do you hike over 7 Bridges?
The answer is yes!
My husband and I were looking for an easy going trail in Colorado Springs a few days before we left. We had done a shorter run in the morning and just wanted something active.
The 7 Bridges seemed like a fun and unique trail. The path takes you over 7 bridges and stream crossings. Each bridge looks relatively similar but it’s fun to conquer each one and have “something” to look forward too.
You begin by walking on an easy dirt railroad bed. After about .7 miles, you reach the bend on the road which begins the 7 Bridges trail. It’s about 1.7 miles one way.
I thought it would be fun to take photos at the Seven Bridges but for some reason, I accidentally deleted bridge number 6. Rest assured, it does exist.
So here we go up the Seven Bridges:
Insert 6 here, which for some reason I deleted from my phone.
The trail itself is simple and easy and there were plenty of younger kids, as well as a few dogs. At the 7th Bridge, it just abruptly stops. I do think there could be a sign that says, end or something.
After we made it 1.7 miles, we noticed a person running with their dog along another trail so we decided to explore. So we decided to keep going at the top. Ultimately it led us out towards Jones Park and to some of the most incredible views.
We actually walked on the side of a mountain. I wanted to show how good I was at hiking, but ultimately nearly fell…so there is that.
If you are ever in Colorado Springs and looking for a fun hike, I highly recommend the Seven Bridges!
Question for you: What is your favorite hike or area to hike?