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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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  • I had lived in Colorado Springs for 16 years and was doing a farewell visit since I was moving out of state. The amazing Red Rock formations and the theater like feeling you get gazing at the formatio...  more »
  • Not able to describe how beautiful...the perfect backdrop for any photography lover. Able to go for an entire day, plus the Trading post has,a gift shop that covers hours of seeking the perfect gift. ...  more »
  • GO! drive slowly, get out and walk often, let the beauty of this gift from nature flow through you and thank God you are alive and allowed this oppurtunity