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Pikes Peak APEX 2020 Race Course Trails & Alternatives

The Pikes Peak APEX, a four-day mountain bike challenge that will take place Sept. 24-27 will impact several streets, parks and trails.

The public can expect the following impacts during the race. This information, as well as alternate nearby trails, is also available at www.ppora.org/pikes-peak-apex-2020-race-course-trails-alter….

Thursday, Sept. 24 – Palmer Park will be closed from 5 a.m.-5 p.m. The event will extensively utilize the park’s road and trail system.

Friday, Sept. 25 – Riders will utilize the west side of Garden of the Gods Park, Rampart Range Road, Rainbow Gulch Trail and the perimeter of Rampart Reservoir. There will not be any full road or trail closures, however, racers will be traveling at high speeds in these areas and non-participants should use caution, and if not spectating strongly consider using alternate routes. All racing will end by 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 26 – The race will begin in Bear Creek Regional Park east of 21st Street. There will be rolling closures on 21st Street from 8-8:30 a.m. to allow riders to cross the road. From the park, riders will access Lower and Upper Gold Camp Road, followed by Frosty Park, Jones Park and Upper and Lower Captain Jacks Trails. Non-participants should use caution, and if not spectating strongly consider avoiding this area during the race. All racing will end by 3 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 27 – The race again begins in Bear Creek Regional Park east of 21st Street. There will be rolling closures on 21st Street from 8-8:30 a.m. to allow riders to cross the road. From the park, riders will cross Gold Camp Road to High Drive and also use the Captain Jacks, Spring Creek, Columbine and Buckhead trails. Uphill traffic on Captain Jacks Trail is not allowed between 8 a.m.-noon. Non-participants should use caution, and if not spectating strongly consider avoiding this area during the race. All racing will end by noon.

Pikes Peak APEX 2020 Race Course Trails & Alternatives

Photo: Bradley Weiss Impacted Trails *Click on date/stage for complete course and map information* Thursday, September 24 (stage 1) Course Location: Palmer Parkwill be closed until 5pm. The event will extensively utilize the park’s road and…

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