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Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs

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Admire one of the country’s most impressive archaeological wonders at Garden of the Gods. The 552 hectare (1,364 acre) public park is famous for the dozens of freestanding red rock formations created by a geological upheaval millions of years ago. Hike through the lush green forests while admiring the towering 91 m (300 ft) formations set against the dramatic backdrop of snowcapped Pike’s Peak. Head to the park’s visitor and nature center to learn the history of the formations or to grab a cup of coffee and enjoy panoramic views of the park from the cafe terrace. By using our Colorado Springs travel itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Garden of the Gods and other attractions in Colorado Springs.
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  • This was worth the drive to see and it was free, which is a plus. I'm glad I took the time to see it, but I've seen so many amazing things around the world. Before I would give this a "5" it would hav...  more »
  • I took my best friend to Garden of the Gods because she has never been and we had a wonderful time walking around the park. It was a cold and windy day, so we didn't stay as long as we normally would ...  more »
  • Gorgeous place to hike, get a photo opp or just hang out on a great day. I had my old Mustang's picture taken here.  more »