Day Use – Open 7am – 7pm 

However you arrive, Barr Trail and Barr Camp are open year round to welcome you. Picnic tables, clean composting toilets, and great scenery provided free of charge. Snacks, hot drinks and merchandise are available for purchase. 

Drinking water is NOT available at Barr Camp. There is a stream at the camp from which you can treat or filter your own water.

Well-behaved dogs are permitted as long as they are on leash at all times. We do not allow dogs inside any structures on camp property. 

IMPORTANT – before your hike to Barr Camp

Barr Camp is approximately 6.5 miles from the trail head in Manitou Springs. Elevation gain is 3,800 feet, and the camp elevation is 10,200 feet (3,109 meters). You can expect a 20 degree temperature difference between the bottom of the trail and Barr Camp. Expect changeable weather any time of the year. Pikes Peak is an additional 6.5 miles from Barr Camp, and the trail climbs another 3,900 feet to the summit at over 14,000 feet (4,301 meters). Expect another 20 degree change in temperature and extreme weather changes such as high winds, thunderstorms, and snow. Please read the notice to hikers from the city of Colorado Springs.

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