Barr Trail & Barr Camp

A popular 26-miles heavily-trafficked out-and-back trail starting in Manitou Springs to the top of Pikes Peak. Recommended for experienced backcountry adventurers or those prepared for an overnight trip. Hike April through October. Bicycles and dogs on leash are okay. This is the same trail followed by the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon. 

Overnighters reserve a spot at Barr Camp, a 6.5-mile hike from Manitou Springs, or about the halfway mark to the summit of Pikes Peak.

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Barr Lot

Barr Lot is the designated parking lot reserved for those who are using the Barr Trail and/or Barr Camp.

(Paid parking in effect 24/7; max of 10 days at a time)

Incline users must park at Hiawatha Gardens or Iron Springs Chateau

No Cog Railway parking is allowed at Barr Lot. 

Parking is first come, first serve.

Rate: $27.50/day (Starting May 1, 2023)

13 Hydro Street

Manitou Springs, CO 80829

Note: Coupons are given at Barr Camp that will reduce your parking payment price to $10. For more information, please contact Barr Camp.