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Learn how the airport, the military and strong local institutions and people have made Southeast Colorado Springs (the newest neighborhood in Pedal our Past) the strong, resilient, family-focused neighborhood it is today.

Starting Place

Jet Wing Drive, in front of Sierra High School


  • Trail: Sand Creek Trail, take the spur trail located between Academy Blvd and Sierra High School east to Jet Wing Drive.
  • car (parking): Plenty of parking on-street
  • Mountain Metro Transit: Route 22 at Astrozon/Jet Wing; Routes 1, 32, 27, 37 at Academy & Astrozon; then take Astrozon (sidewalk suggested) east to Jet Wing, and Jet Wing north to Sierra High School. For further information, use the Trip Planner at

Route Details

  • Direction: Clockwise
  • Distance: 6.2 mi
  • Elevation: 185 ft
  • Smaller loop options/places to cut across: Fenton Rd can provide a cut-across.

Maps and Links

  • Download PDF map and turn by turn directions
  • Visit RidewithGPS for a map, turn by turn directions, stop info, 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

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