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Located at the base of Pikes Peak, this National Natural Landmark and popular park features stunning geological formations, rock climbing, nature trails and the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1805 N. 30th St., Colorado Springs, CO 80904-1247
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+1 719-634-6666
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Reviewed today via mobile

My Son and I were on our way to Winterpark for some snowmobiling. As we left Colorado Springs, we took an early morning stop at the Garden. My Son has never been there. At the ripe age of 26, it was awesome to share the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pauldtravelman
Reviewed today via mobile

You truly do see God's hand in the creation of this spectacular place. A must see if your in the area!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Don D
Reviewed yesterday

What a great place to stop and admire the beauty of nature! The park was pretty slow when we were there, so we were able to stop at almost pull off and admire the park from every angle. Make sure you take time to find...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rummynomad787
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you can walk around with one of the volunteer nature guides, I highly recommend doing so. Ours was very helpful and gave us some great tips on which hikes have the best views

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rob A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a beautiful park that’s free to the public. Stayed in Colorado Springs and this was the highlight of our visit. The museum was very nice for kids with history for them to learn about the area. Lots of trails, especially loved the main garden...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jxblanco1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Garden of the Gods is a lovely park. This was my first time visiting in a season other than summer and it was wonderful to go at a time when the weather was cool. We went late in the afternoon and we saw many deer...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jenrezac2001
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this place on the way to Denver. Kids had a great time climbing the rocks, taking pics next to balance rock, and seeing the scenery. The visitors center had some great information as well. Overall, a great place to visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dprieto12
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are so happy a local recommended that we get there between 9-11am because after that it gets packed! The park is absolutely gorgeous and offers all levels and lengths of paths depending on what you’re looking for. We had two small children and our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jessrU1265AI
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow. This place is absolutely gorgeous, the views are outta this world. We drove for miles just to take it all in. We did a bit of mountain biking. I'm so glad we visited the park. Definitely a must see if in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank agoofygrle1
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was in town for a few days and wanted to experience the beauty of Colorado. This stop was a great choice. I spent three hours walking around the various trails and basking in the grandeur of the geography. What is more amazing is that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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JohnG4583
13 February 2019|
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Response from Kim W | Reviewed this property |
There is wi-fi at the RV Park, but the service is not very good; it's very slow.
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29 January 2019|
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Response from Gary W S | Reviewed this property |
You can drive around the circumference in under 10 min....But the time to take in the Central walk is about 45min—depending on your pace and gazing. Go in the mornings, less crowded. The Trading Post (south end) and Visitor... More
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gloliver3579
23 January 2019|
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Response from lovetotravelmore | Reviewed this property |
Contact the welcome center at Garden of the Gods, I'm sure they can tell you every option. I've always driven my car from MO but I have seen buses, bikes, jeep tours. The welcome center has a nice gift shop, and rest... More
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