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Red Rock Canyon

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Address: south of U.S. 24 near 31st St., base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 719-385-5940
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Red rocks offets many beautiful views and so much wildlife. There are trails for exploring and the concert venue is the best i have ever been to. So much to see and not too far... read more

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Purgatory
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Red rocks offets many beautiful views and so much wildlife. There are trails for exploring and the concert venue is the best i have ever been to. So much to see and not too far from town. I visit regularly just to explore or spwnd time with nature.

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Thank Angela D
Charleston, South Carolina
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When in Colorado Springs, a drive through the Red Rock Canyon should be on your agenda. You will enjoy many breath-taking sites throughout the canyon. For the more adventurous, pull off onto one of the pull offs and take a walk among the rocks. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy it in the picnic areas. It will only take you... More 

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Thank Carol B
kentucky
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Garden of the Gods too crowded for you?? If so, check out Red Rock Canyon Canyon, it is similar but much less crowed. Many of the trails are loops or connect with other trails, you can make your hike as long or short as you want. In terms of difficulty, most trails are either easy or moderate, nothing too terribly... More 

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Thank rebky
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been here many times and always hike the longest route. It takes about an hour and the terrain is variable throughout the hike. Also get to see Garden of the Gods without the crowds!

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Thank ljacobs79
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The main draw in town is Garden of the Gods, but this place is just as good and almost no one is there. Plenty of trails to walk. Looks like a good mountain bike area though we were just walking. The views are great. It really is just like a normal local park, but it happens to be the best... More 

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Thank James I
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is accessed from residential areas and relatively quiet apart from a few dog walkers, joggers and walkers. There is wonderful countryside, spectacular views and lots of choices of routes. A very enjoyable walk.

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Thank Nigel B
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good place to walk off a hardy lunch or Dinner lol . To me it was like a locals place to ride a bike or walk or hike a little & walk your dog . Mostly dirt trails

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Thank BetterGetBusyLivin
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61 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw beautiful red rocks, a peaceful lake, and a cool, old rock quarry. The scenery was comparable to Garden in the Gods, but with alot less people. It's free!

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Thank Paige C
Fresno, California
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An extremely beautiful walk. The walking paths are relatively flat and are suitable for everyone. The roadway has a dedicated bike lane which allowed you to see the whole area and avoid having to find a parking space.

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Thank Paul D
Largo, Florida
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, we got caught in a sudden rain storm with hail so had to hustle back to the parking area. But we did have an hour of beautiful, easy hiking. Just walk on the trail and take in the beautiful red rock formations. There is a porta potty in the parking area to use before beginning your hike. Also, many... More 

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