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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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  • Could not leave Colorado springs without a visit to the to this most magnificent site. The views of the mountains are majestic. The trails to hike are unbelievable and this is one of the few sites tha...  more »
  • Called an Uber to take four of us to the visitor's center. Enjoyed reading the history and seeing dioramas and displays there. (Free entry unless you want to see a film or purchase snacks or something...  more »
  • A great free option to the local area. Loved the outdoors. Tons of walking involved. Great for this time of year. My husband and I enjoyed it. We saw many animals out and about.... rabbits, interestin...  more »