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North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center

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Beautiful!

Nice place to have a come and a picnic! Note that all grills have been taken out so you need to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric B
Free?!?

We could not believe there wasn’t even a parking fee to visit this gorgeous park. It is very well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jackie B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
1  Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1  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
2  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
Reviewed October 31, 2018

When General William Jackson Palmer, the founder of Colorado Springs, Colorado, donated land to establish parks in and around the city, the 1,270 acres he donated for North Cheyenne Canon Park included Silver Cascade Falls, Helen Hunt Falls, North Cheyenne Canon Road and other land...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Did Cutler trail this time with husband and teens. Beautiful hike - nice exercise - well trafficked trail with lots of dogs out on a beautiful sunny day. Folks working at Starsmore Center where we first parked were great - really gave us the details...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beth K
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Anne M
June 3, 2018|
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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
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945brittanyh
May 4, 2018|
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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
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echavez0082
April 26, 2018|
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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.
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