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“Nice spot for a hike” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Red Rock Canyon

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, Outdoors
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Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Nice spot for a hike”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

It's nice here. Seems cooler than Garden of the Gods. Easier to find a parking place. Hiking is more enjoyable.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Terrific Hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We had local relatives who told us of this hike. The trailhead/parking was well marked, but the trail itself was not blazed. Easy enough to follow, though, but be aware of turns. The part we went on had a rope climb (5 feet up?) that was a bit of a challenge, but we all made it (including the 10 year old with not good shoes). Definitely wear good shoes! Hiking boots or tennis shoes with good treads. The view was outstanding. The rental car survived the dirt road to the parking area just fine, though dusty. Worth it, for sure!

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“amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

amazing that rocks are naturally formed like they are here. We were unable to go into the amphitheater as a concert was going on. But worth the drive

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Elgin, Illinois
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“Great Place to Hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Great Hiking Trails - our favorite place to Hike when visiting the Springs. Best trail is Contemplative Trail. But there are miles of trail here all of which are good.

(We do not mountain bike - but if you do this would be the place to go.)

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“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Almost liked this more than garden of the gods. It is a lot less touristy and has a bunch of trails of different levels. You can get a great view of the garden of the gods from different points in the canyon. It is beautiful. One note- we were able to go on the trails with our stroller (a BOB), but it'd be harder with a less rugged stroller as there are many bumps and steps and hills.

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