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Red Rock Canyon

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Address: south of U.S. 24 near 31st St., base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 719-385-5940
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Nice walk, beautiful view

We came here on a morning for a quick hike before something else. Once we got there, I really wish we actually had more time to spend there. We did a quick walk that took us to a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
Alice L
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We came here on a morning for a quick hike before something else. Once we got there, I really wish we actually had more time to spend there. We did a quick walk that took us to a small lake with beautiful reflection. Climbed up a bit around there and took some pictures before we had to turn back. Still,... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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211 reviews 211 reviews
45 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We love this park and it's so great for photos, which we recently did. Make sure you allow plenty of time so that you can really enjoy the beauty of this place. Lots of parking available, great view of Garden of the Gods from here, but also you will love the scenery here! Take your camera! Take good hiking shoes... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I loved hiking here. Absolutely stunning views everywhere you look. Every time I thought I had seen the most beautiful part of the area, I turned a corner and was amazed again! The trails are good for walking or hiking, I walked way longer than I thought I would. I had just stopped to "take a picture", and ended up... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Nice walking paths. Fairly easy trails. Good views of the rocks and photo opts. There is good views of the mountains from top of trail.

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Northwood, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

There are Many trails, gorgeous views, and lots of parking, highly recommend. This park is free so recommend going early if going on a weekend day with nice weather.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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88 reviews 88 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I like this park because it is not a super crazy hiking challenge. The Garden of the Gods is a greater challenge and I appreciate the ability to hike without feeling like I'm dying. The parking is accessible, and it's free. I didn't take full advantage of this place as I was only here for an hour, but I really... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Red Rock Canyon is a great local place for easy hikes with pets. The mountain bike trails are also quite nice, and they connect up to a much larger trail system. There are also many rock climbing routes. The one big downside is that it get *SUPER* crowded! Go early. There are many times when I drive by on Hwy-24... More 

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Hyderabad
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Besides the beautiful vista's of rock formations which are scaled by rock climbers, this park has many different routes for easy hikes, mountain biking (low to medium difficulty) and for horse riding. The place is perfect for a short hike or a day long picnic. There are shaded areas where small families can sit and enjoy the day. If you... More 

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Tennessee
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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

It is a bit out of the way but if you have the time, the ride to the Canyon is gorgeous and, once there, the site is stunning. Fun place to take a family.

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We visited during the fall time when it was a bit warm and sunny. The rock formations are truly amazing and on couple of them you can do rock climbing. Parking is a bit hassle if you go during the weekends or on holidays cause they have limited spots so you might have to ride a while before a spot... More 

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