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This loop around the neighborhoods east of Downtown runs the gamut from sick people wanting to be well to athletes wanting to be the best. And Nikola Tesla! 

Starting Place

7-11 Velodrome in Memorial Park, 250 S Union Blvd.


  • Trail: Shooks Run Trail, then north on E. Costilla through Memorial Park.
  • Car (parking): multiple parking lots in Memorial Park
  • Mountain Metro Transit: Routes 1 and 7 to Memorial Park. For further information, use the Trip Planner at
  • Bike Share: visit to find the nearest e-bike station.

Route Details

  • Direction: Clockwise
  • Distance: 6.4 mi
  • Elevation: 247 ft
  • Smaller loop options/places to cut across: Bike lanes on Hancock or Costilla can create smaller loops.
  • This route connects to Pedal Our Past: Legacy Loop

Maps and Links

  • Download PDF map and turn by turn directions
  • Visit RidewithGPS for a map, turn by turn directions, stop info, .gpx file and lots more!
  • Download .gpx for use in other ride apps

Like what you see? For more information about these points of interest, or to create your own historic exploration, visit the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and their Story of Us mobile map and COS@150 exhibit!

For more information about Sesquicentennial events, visit COS150.

For more information about biking around the city, visit Bike Colorado Springs and the city’s bike page

Go to Pedal Our Past homepage