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Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

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Address: Gateway Rd., Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 719-578-6777
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Great Living History Site; a Colorado must-visit

My husband and I found out about Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site via TripAdvisor and the information available online does not do it justice! We loved our visit and will be back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
WanderingGnome87
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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Tinnie, New Mexico, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here after going to The Garden of Gods, it was pretty good and the people all dress for the time period. I thought that they charged a bit too much for this.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I found out about Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site via TripAdvisor and the information available online does not do it justice! We loved our visit and will be back next time we are in Colorado. Each time period represented at the site had a historical interpreter in corresponding period and cultural clothing. We have visited many living... More 

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Clute
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is right next to Garden of The Gods, one might think that it is a part of it. It is actually an old ranch/garden center so you stroll around old houses and buildings, farm animals and orchards. You can even take a picnic and eat under the large trees. It can be busy on weekends for weddings.

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Thank Buffalodan
Bluffton SC
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a fun experience and even a bit of walking exercise. The staff is dressed in period costumes and they demonstrate certain cultures and skills. The Blacksmith shop was especially interesting.

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knoxville, TN
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199 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We barely saw this historic site when we made our way to the visitor center at Garden of the Gods. Make sure and stop! Very informative with period workers there to tell you all about the families, tools, and way of life way back when.

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Thank Traveler672
Richardson, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family really enjoyed our afternoon visiting the ranch. It doesn’t look like much when you drive up, but there are many historical sites to see. Don’t miss the tour of the homes and the handmade items in the gift shop. There are also native American docents, a great blacksmith, live animals and more. You enter the ranch at the... More 

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Thank SRW_TX
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place. My husband and I and our 2 daughters ages 11 and 21 were on this trip. This was the best thing we did on our Colorado Springs day. The volunteers were dressed up like the time periods they represented and were all very knowledgable. The garden and the live animals were also fun to see.

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Thank Kelli S
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun time for all ages. Beautiful setting, friendly people working on the ranch. Kids will love the animals

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Valley Mills, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great for all ages. Animals, blacksmith, ranch buildings. Historical mansion and a great tour. Interesting ties to Glen Eyre, general palmers home. Cooking bread in coal stove in kitchen. Fascinating!

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Thank teresa s
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ranch is located at the base of Garden of the Gods park. This is often overlooked by visitors. This ranch is full of Colorado Springs history!

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