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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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Reviewed today via mobile

This is surely one of the treasures of Colorado as the name says. Great walking and exploring. Go. We have been there several times and it never gets old.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

A fantastic way to see the Park! Rent electric bikes across the street at the visitor center (call ahead to reserve) they give you a helmet and water. Knowledgeable tour guide and a wonderful few hours seeing the beauty of the Park and hearing the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Donna M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited this iconic park with our 3 young children ages 5-10. Weather and views were beautiful! Lots of hiking opportunities and very dog friendly. We went on a mile hike and got some great pictures. Don’t miss it!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank familyadventures06
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Garden of the Gods is a public (free to access) Park with many different trails and rock climbing. The area is kept very clean by the city and is beautifully scenic with plenty of bird life. The visitors center is clean, nicely organized, and informative....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DoubleA_CO
Reviewed yesterday

We were in Colorado for a hiking vacation and we stopped here the first day because it is an easy walk and we were getting acclimated to the thinner air. The formations that you find there are stunning. It is a very open location and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Tim G
Reviewed yesterday

Garden of the Gods is a national park with breathtaking rock formations and plant life. If you have a few hours to spare on your trip to Colorado Springs you can’t go wrong with Garden of the Gods. This place is great to walk around...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Carter J
Reviewed yesterday

Spectacular view of rock formation especially in evening admist bright light and shadow ,The Garden of the Gods Park is popular for hiking, There is a formation called Three Graces

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank YOGI_PUNE1234
Reviewed 2 days ago

The park itself offers spectacular beauty coupled with a calm silence that seems to permeate even if there are dozens of visitors around. There are ample trails of all sorts of intensity levels to satisfy the hiker within. The visitor's center, across the street from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BuckeyeO-H-1-O
Reviewed 2 days ago

The scenery and rock formations are breathtaking! We went twice during our stay in Colorado Springs. The first day we parked at parking lot 2. The trails that starts there will take you around the larger rock formations and are good for strolling. The second...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Flaladytravels
Reviewed 3 days ago

this is a real pretty area that gave me a prehistoric feel. there are paved walkways that make it real easy. lots to see here including mountain climbers, deer, rock formations. if you want near parking you will have to be patient.

Date of experience: May 2019
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PH2003
May 16, 2019|
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Response from cowboyschickie | Reviewed this property |
About 10-15 mins. 10 if you go the main route, 15 if you go the route including the balanced rock which I definitely recommend.
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Gloria S
May 14, 2019|
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Response from Daydream251649 | Reviewed this property |
Shorts are fine; hiking boots helpful (. No flip flops) and keep an eye out for rattlesnakes.
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DLach3
April 18, 2019|
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Response from Begley071902 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we had my daughter's mini Aussie with us. There were several dogs there.
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