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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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County Road F24, Canon City, CO 81212
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is a beautiful park with some great red rock formations. However, the last few times I tried to go out, I had to turn around because the road was in such bad shape. They used to be kept up. Five stars for scenery, One...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Dave W
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Red Canyon Park is aptly named, with the ubiquitous red rock providing great scenery around every corner. There are some nice picnic spots, but they're all next to the road. With no legitimate trails, there's not much here for people who want to see nature...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank montanapescado
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Amazing beautiful place, not to be missed. Go with Colorado Jeep Tours and you will see areas few have seen.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard K
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Beautiful red rock formations, wild flowers & views of the mountains. Was there with little kids so stayed on the road but still got to see some really nice views & rocks and got gorgeous family pictures. The road could use some help; we saw...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank solomons732
Reviewed July 30, 2017

We came across this park while taking the Gold Belt Tour Scenic & Historic Byway from Royal Gorge to Colorado Springs. Interesting formations and lots to climb on. Walked around and the kids climbed on the rocks for probably an hour. Vault Toilets were through...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank R7360PAandreah
Reviewed July 15, 2017

The park is a beautiful drive north of the city, but was disappointed that there were no established trails. There are vault toilets and picnic tablet so a good location for picnics. The drive has several pullovers that give readers information regarding the complete or...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Thomas P
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Stunning formations and a beautiful drive. Horseback would be the preferred transportation thru this beautiful area but we had to be satisfied with driving thru. Well worth it.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Savannah38372
Reviewed June 18, 2017

The Red Roc formations in Red Canyon Park are amazing, foot or horseback are the best means of travel, you can go in a vehicle, but must remain on the road.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Laura M
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Moving from Moab Utah, I was so happy to discover beautiful red rock in my new hometown. Unfortunately the roads were so bad, my car wouldn't make it without encountering major damage. So I found a friend with a truck and tried it again. Awesome...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank junim00n
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Great views, Great climbing, Great hiking, Great place to take horses and ride all day, Miles and miles of trails.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank helenbQ2280VH
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July 21, 2017|
Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
You can stay on the road, it is not for a comfort car, but the red rocks are gorgeous, and places to pull over and take pictures.