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North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center

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Pleasant Afternoon

A great place to take a hike, have a picnic or just sit by the water and enjoy the beauty. Trails... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
One of the greatest parks in the USA

This park is special in a city know for its parks. Nestled in a very narrow canyon, beautiful... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
Monument, Colorado
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2120 S Cheyenne Canon Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to take a hike, have a picnic or just sit by the water and enjoy the beauty. Trails are easy for families and seniors. The trip up to the Hellen Hunt Falls can be tiring so pace yourself on the stairs.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

This park is special in a city know for its parks. Nestled in a very narrow canyon, beautiful stream and picnic areas and topped of with Helen Hunt Falls and a path that will let you see Colorado Springs and into kansas.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ozzlefinch
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Nice place to have a come and a picnic! Note that all grills have been taken out so you need to bring sandwiches or of the sorts. Some of the trails are harder than others but a beautiful place to see and relax for the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eric B
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

We could not believe there wasn’t even a parking fee to visit this gorgeous park. It is very well maintained and the wooden and metal rails were a huge help hiking up Helen Hunt Falls this winter. It was worth the short, but steep, hike!

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Jackie B
Reviewed January 19, 2019

Golly it had been a long time since we've been up Cheyenne Canyon. After breakfast today, we took a drive that led us to Helen Hunt Falls. The Canyon is just magnificent. Being winter, we just drove and took in the sights. It is amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

We went to the Helen Hunt Falls area of the park and took the trail (Silver Cascade Trail?) from the falls. Although the falls was frozen, the trail was well-worth the hike. The incline was a bit difficult for us as we’re not used to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Rachelbetters99
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

What a gorgeous place to hike during the winter. The Cañon has well maintained trails that explore various types of terrain. Southern and northern exposures on the same trail can vary your experience throughout your endeavor, which really make the hikes interesting. The trees and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Bubuflu
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This park is not that easy to find but is one of the largest and in the south end of the city. As most people travel to the west for other attractions, for those wanting to hike and see some of the waterfalls, seven falls...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank TJ O
Reviewed November 6, 2018

When we moved to the springs, we went to 7 falls and paid $$. Though it was fun and a fun experience, we loved going to this park better. First of all, it's free!! Also, you can continue up the mountain and circle around by...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Exploration137624
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Helen Hunt Falls is a scenic wonder no matter the time of year. The park provides a great setting for longer hikes or roads that drivers can take directly to the falls. The road is very narrow due to being on the side of a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Q8022KCmichellem
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June 3, 2018|
Response from beth070303 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a visitors center by Helen Hunt Falls too. Visitor Center Hours: Daily 9am-5pm from late May-early September
May 4, 2018|
Response from srlaloge | Reviewed this property |
I can't think of any that are specifically made to fit a double stroller in the Canyon. However, there is another park on the west side of Colorado Springs that is called Red Rocks, It is a beautiful park and has several... More
April 26, 2018|
Response from COtraveller_11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed. There is some areas that require they be leashed, and you will want be sure you watch them when you are near the very winding roads that have many blind spots for drivers.