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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
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+1 719-385-5940
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Pretty, well kept walking trails

Easily accessible with lots of parking. Very pretty and convenient. Usually pretty busy, heavily trafficked, with many options for trails. Great whether you want to take a short... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Shannon M
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easily accessible with lots of parking. Very pretty and convenient. Usually pretty busy, heavily trafficked, with many options for trails. Great whether you want to take a short or long walk. Good for kids and dogs as well. Best part, it's free.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always take our out of town visitors there because the area is unique und worth seeing. We usually tie this in with a visit to the Garden of the Gods.

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Strongsville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I come to the Springs for work every year. This time for 3 months. This place has been our go to hiking local because it is close by yet very beautiful to hike. Not too rugged, and pretty well marked trails. 2 yrs ago while hiking after some heavy rain we spotted a PUMA print on the... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love hiking here. It's as beautiful as GOG but there is always parking. Trails are longer and views ofthe garden area and the mountains are fabulous. I'm here alot and always find something new to explore.

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to hike. Quite a few people, but didn't feel too crowded because of the number of trails. Probably not the place to go for solitude, but much less crowded than Garden of the Gods. If you go there in the winter, bring YakTrax of you have them.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Red Rock Canyon is a great place for the whole family. Lots of trails with different options on how far you want to walk. Mountain Bike and pets are welcome as well. We usually take the dogs on a walk around the reservoir and up through the quarry. Absolutely go here for some good but easy hiking!!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's nothing better than spending time on a train going thru these amazing mountains, It has been one of the best experiences in my life.

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San Antonio, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had snowed & this was a great place to go & enjoy the snow. Snowball fights, sledding, walking the trails & they even had tables for picnic.

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Thank Sylvia F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked three trails over three days and loved it. Length and difficulty are easy to judge from signs at the parking lot. Accessible paths are available. Beautiful natural settings, rocks, plants and critters. Very kid and family friendly. Some trails are open to mountain bikes. A few minutes from Old Colorado City. Free.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A,must see for the day hiker, biker or family with dog in tow. Stunning places for photography, picnics and exercise. Don't miss it at sunset...

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