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Red Rock Canyon

south of U.S. 24 near 31st St., base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
719-385-5940
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Parks
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This is a great spot to hike the red rocks found at nearby Garden of the Gods. We were surprised how few people we saw compared to all the tourists at Garden of the Gods. Recommend highly!

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Apopka, FL
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274 reviews 274 reviews
173 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Our hotel recommended this park and really glad we stopped in there. We hiked for over an hour and took a lot of picks. It was nice to see a hiking park that allowed dogs on the trails. We must have seen 4 or 5 along the way. I recommend.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This place has amazing hikes. The locals can be a little sketchy. Park in a place where you don't think someone will break in to your car because the high school kids are always hanging out around the bottom area.

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SW Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We found this by accident when driving around town and we are so glad we did. Beautiful views from the road and even better fro the great little hiking trails

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Dallas TX
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This has the same red rock as Garden of the Gods but the formations are not quite as interesting. Regardless. the hiking is varied (so many different trails of varying abilities) and the scenery is gorgeous. FAR fewer people and can be more strenuous (depending on the trail you take) than Garden of the Gods. There are so many trails... More

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Grand Rapids
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Beautiful, not very crowded, good variety of trails and free. Not much else that needs to be said about it.

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Lancaster PA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is a very unique place to visit. Free to see during the day and a great view. Wish we could have seen a concert play there. Not sure what the prices are for concerts but they charge $8.00 for a Coors light !

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went here for an evening walk after highway 24 was closed due to flash floods. Lovely place! The park has may hike/bike trails of varying difficulty plus rock climbing options. The trails are well marked without being too much so. We chose a moderately difficult trail and really enjoyed the views. I envy the denizens of CO Springs for... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
70 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a really great place to visit. The only natural ampitheatre I have ever seen. A lot of people go here to work out and run stairs.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Beautiful views and of course great red rocks. We enjoyed hiking here and exploring the space. A few people, but much less crowded and less developed than garden of the gods. Worth seeing.

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