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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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Type: Geologic Formations, Parks
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Colorado Springs, CO
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

I love hiking around Red Rocks. It's god easy to difficult trails for hiking and biking. Picturesque views from around the park are breath taking. Fun place! Bring your own water!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Red Rocks Canyon open space is another great area to hike. The East side is very open and quiet, if you want more scenic and trees i suggest the roundtop trail. Very beautiful area to hike and picnic for families, they do allow dogs on leashes.

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Colorado Springs
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Easy access, just a few miles west of town. Multiple hiking trails. Lots of low to midrange climbing. However, just porta-potties by parking area and no water or other facilities otherwise.

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Knoxville, TN
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We were there in the summer months and looking for a short hike. This was a perfect walk through the red rocks in that area. There are plenty of picnic tables and parking as well

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Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Love hiking and geocaching here. Wide open spaces and great trails. Not a lot of shade and wish there were bathrooms. Love that I can bring my dog, though.

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I went on a chilly March day and walked around. It was windy so I did not see a whole lot of animals or birds to look at. Next time I will take more time and hopefully there will be some climbers to watch and birds to see. This is a great free attraction...

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Kissimmee, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This place gets second place between Garden of the Gods and Red Rock Canyon. Lots of nice trails but not as large or as well maintained as Garden of the Gods. Still some pretty interesting points of interests and a great place to hike around in nature.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Red Rock Canyon is great because it offers several trails for families even with smaller kids and trails for advanced hikers.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We visited Garden of the Gods on our first day in CO Springs, and it was lovely - a tame stroll along a well manicured path with some excellent views. But Red Rock Canyon is real hiking. Please take my advice and follow the advanced trails. They're not TOO difficult, I mean... you will huff and puff a bit in... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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108 reviews 108 reviews
17 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

My neighborhood had access ways to this hiking area, and it is awesome yet challenging. My dogs loved it too!

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