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Located at the base of Pikes Peak, this National Natural Landmark and popular park features stunning geological formations, rock climbing, nature trails and the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1805 N. 30th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80904-1247
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+1 719-634-6666
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Went here during the winter. Snow on the ground and temps in the teens. Wow! this is one beautiful place. I've traveled throughout the west, and have visited 25 national parks. With all this in mind, this is a true gem. The views of Pikes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank kevan j
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Don’t skip the Visitor Center when you go to Garden of the Gods. There is a very well done Natural History section, a Gift & Curios Shop and a Cafe with a deck view of the park as well as Pike’s Peak. Also a theatre...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gary W S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Garden of the gods was so nice to visit.it is beautiful.There are nice walking trails also.so many cool rock formations to see.kids enjoy it a lot also.it is a good place for families to go.There is no charge to visit here.you can see a lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lorij7263
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a cannot miss. It is perfect for spending a nice day walking in and around the park. You can do an easy stroll or a more vigorous hike. The formations are amazing as is the background.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Amy R
Reviewed 2 days ago

GOG is one of my favorite place to hike all year round. It is just a beautiful, peaceful place. Note - you might have to pick up after other visitors as some can't seem to find the many trash receptacles on the trails.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Verna T
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see when you come to Colorado Springs!! It is so beautiful throughout the park and the drive is so peaceful. The rock formations are amazing and the views that you have are breathtaking! It is so worth getting out of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank cowboyschickie
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped here because I hadn't been here since I was a kid and now I am almost as old as dirt. The visitor center is really nice and a good way to get oriented to the park. If you are unfamiliar this is extremely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank erodrig26
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have visited Garden of the Gods literally hundreds off times, I have climbed here, hiked and drove

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RangerRN73
Reviewed 4 days ago

Unlike any other place on earth! There's something for everyone here especially hikers and rock climbers. It's busy so please be quiet, pick up your trash and keep it better than you found it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ProtectWorldWildlife
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Garden Of The Gods had an awesome scenery and picturesque views. The walking trails were smooth and easy to navigate. Take your camera and snap away.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Marlyntravels
January 15, 2019|
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Response from kfamily7 | Reviewed this property |
Anytime during the year but mornings will have less visitor traffic. If you go early enough you often can catch beautifully colored morning sun rises. The song America the Beautiful was written referencing Pikes Peak... More
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vbarberollie
December 12, 2018|
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Response from Getaway791541 | Reviewed this property |
We just came from there with a toddler and a 7yr old. It was cold but not unbearably cold. The walk was not bad at all. I saw some people in jeeps on a tour. You may want to look into that.
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November 1, 2018|
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Response from glasslover | Reviewed this property |
First off-- you can get a cool view from above right at the visitor's center patio which is wheelchair accessible. Plus in the park there is a paved circle around some of the beautiful rocks which is an easy level walk. As... More
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