Edna Mae Bennet Nature Trail

4.00 out of 5
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Edna Mae Bennet is a 3/4 mile loop (the city of Colorado Springs says .75 mile, the Palmer Park trail guide says 2.6 miles, but it felt more like 3/4 of a mile when I hiked it) rated advanced, or black by the park's green/blue/black rating system. It's got lots of technical steps (both stone and wood) and lots of drop offs and is very rocky. It's also got some beautiful scenery and lots of bunny rabbits and squirrels to check out (that's the only wildlife I saw, although I don't doubt that there are other species lurking,) and it takes you down into the north canon, away from the roads and picnic areas. It also intersects with the Templeton Trail if you want to get in more mileage. All in all, a really cool, albeit short, hike.
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    Reviewed by Scott Ganschow on June 22, 2018

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    If you were to go by name alone, the Edna Mae Bennett Nature Trail might sound like a tame nature walk. Don't let this fool you.

    For such a short trail, there is a good amount of short, steep, switchback climbing, and lots of technical areas to keep you on your toes.

    One of my favorite Palmer Park hikes, but I do wish it was longer, because it's a lot of fun, but over entirely too soon!
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