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Red Rock Canyon

south of U.S. 24 near 31st St., base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
+1 719-385-5940
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An interesting contrast to Garden of the Gods

Red Rock Canyon is a long, straight canyon that, amazingly enough, is surrounded by sheer walls of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PhantomPhlyer
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Hercules, California
Red Rock Canyon. Wow

This is a beautiful place to hike. Its close proximity to Colorado Springs makes it an easy day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cathybremer2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“old quarry” (17 reviews)
“off leash dog” (9 reviews)
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south of U.S. 24 near 31st St., base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
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+1 719-385-5940
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"old quarry"
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"great place to hike"
in 42 reviews
"off leash dog"
in 9 reviews
"small lake"
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"great hiking"
in 37 reviews
"mountain biking"
in 19 reviews
"porta potties"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful hike"
in 13 reviews
"close to town"
in 9 reviews
"parking lot"
in 29 reviews
"easy hiking"
in 11 reviews
"bring water"
in 18 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 14 reviews
"great park"
in 9 reviews
"amazing views"
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"manitou springs"
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"pikes peak"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Red Rock Canyon is a long, straight canyon that, amazingly enough, is surrounded by sheer walls of red rock. It is especially interesting that this canyon was originally a quarry. There is a section on the right side about half a mile in, that clearly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place to hike. Its close proximity to Colorado Springs makes it an easy day trip. The rock formations are amazing and the area holds a lot of history. A morning hike is best because it can get pretty hot in the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are masses of walking and cycling tracks to chose from. You decide how long or far you want to go. Plenty to see from the red rocks, the quarry and the ponds. Head up into the hills to get stunning views down over Colorado...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled around the world extensively and can truthfully say that this entire area is one of the most beautiful places for sure. We love the natural beauty of the Red Rocks everywhere and all the super cool rock formations not to mention the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First - I am a tourist so I understand that locals won't have the same comments that I do. After hiking at Garden of the Gods I was expecting a little bit more signage at Red Rock so I know where to hike. I would...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a good hike. I go there frequently so had limit the travel time down to just the most recent trip which was on the Section 16 loop.

Thank Rebecca A
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

So easy to get to with plenty of parking. The maps are great and you can decide how far you want to walk. The hike will certainly clear your head but can still see town from the hills which I usually want to forget about....More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Driving through Red Rock Canyon was fantastic. Plus, it's free. Several times we got out and the kids can lend up the rocks and things like that. The views are amazing. Roads are well maintained. It was just a nice drive for the whole family

2  Thank Fam_Tvler
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

I am always impressed with the different shades of red you see in the rock formations. The formations themselves are pieces of wonder and then add the color. Makes for a sight you'll be very happy you took the time to see and share.

Thank Thomas B
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Our long hiking trip in Colorado after 20 hours trip started here as we needed few days to get climatized before the hikes in Pikes Peak etc.... we had a whole day trek - took wonderful pictures... parking may be a problem if you arrive...More

1  Thank DORDubai
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Sondra W
April 4, 2018|
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Response from AutumnSnow11 | Reviewed this property |
It’s free :)
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MinooTravels
April 3, 2018|
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Response from servehim65 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, too early. Mid summer might be good provided we have rain.
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