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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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This is the place you need to visit to get the real feeling of the outdoors and admire the canyon and the stunning dry scenery .

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Martino B
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the place you need to visit to get the real feeling of the outdoors and admire the canyon and the stunning dry scenery .

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Thank Martino B
Colorado Springs
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Large parking area, wide trails. Relaxing and enjoyable for an afternoon walk about. Part of the canyon was a quarry where the rock was used to build several buildings in Colorado Springs and surrounding area.

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Thank Connie C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've twice taken my daughter and a friend to Red Rock Canyon Open Space for painting and photography. The hike to the place of the activities was do-able but strenuous for all of us. But there were LOTS of people, both children and adults, hiking further than we did and seeming to enjoy themselves. I don't really know what else... More 

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Thank Kathryn M
Smethport, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent the day hiking through the open space and mining areas. The trails are well maintained. They have a bike only area as well. You can spend days hiking the different trails. Take plenty of water!

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Budapest, Hungary
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Red Rocks amphitheater is easily accessible by car, there is a visitors center, which is not always open. Cant get map about the hiking trails around, so had to ask the people around. Anyway there are a lot of different choices, the elevation can be pretty high but view worth it.

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Broken Arrow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved the trail. Quiet place. Friendly people (walkers, not staffed). Great area. Can't wait to go back!

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Thank Micheal L
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago 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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kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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