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Red Rock Canyon, Colorado Springs

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Geologic Formation Nature / Park
As part of Garden of the Gods park, Red Rock Canyon provides striking scenery for hiking, jogging, climbing, and mountain biking. Set inside the city, the park's towering red rocks were formed from sandstone into a series of canyons. Trails provide ample paths for hiking and exploring, usually starting among shady bluffs and working up toward views of the park and town. If you enjoy rock climbing, try your hand at any of more than 80 established climbs mapped out through the canyon and park. Climbers must register with the Garden of the Gods visitor center. If you like, bring a meal to eat in the wheelchair-accessible picnic grounds. Arrange your visit to Red Rock Canyon and discover more family-friendly attractions in Colorado Springs using our Colorado Springs vacation generator.
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  • This is a great place to hike one can go as far as they care to there's a lot of great rock formations to see bring water it can be hot.  more »
  • We came out to walk around and enjoy the views. The paths are very well taken care of and it's such a pretty walk all around. This wasn't a planned stop on our vacation, but I'm glad we had some extra...  more »
  • The weather is great this time of year. The Red Rock amphitheater is huge. People go to take in the view and sound. There are people who walk the steps for exercise too. There is a small museum here. ...  more »