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1.6 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)


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School Pond Trail (MSP)


  • Sunset in Mueller State Park near Colorado Springs.

Activities & Features


School Pond Trail in Mueller State Park near Colorado Springs is an easy hike that leads to a lake. This trail is kid friendly, but make sure to leave your furry kids at home! Dogs are not allowed on any Mueller State Park trails. Make sure to stop in at the Visitor Center before heading off on your hike. Mueller State Park says "enjoy the backcountry as you stroll along this trail. While it doesn't offer fishing, School Pond does have great wildlife watching during the morning or evening hours. The trail splits .2 mile from the trailhead. At the fork take a left to hike the loop section clockwise. As you follow the trail past the pond, you'll see a meadow filled with shrubby cinquefoil. As the trail approaches a ridge, the rest of the hike becomes relatively easy, winding through a conifer and aspen forest." Equestrians are welcome on this trail. There is camping available in Mueller State Park.

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Contact: Mueller State Park 21045 Highway 67 South Divide, CO, 80814

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