ABOUT GARDEN OF THE GODS

THE TOP PARK IN THE UNITED STATES

GARDEN OF THE GODS Park

Garden of the Gods is the top geological wonder in Colorado with incredible rock formations and an activity playground that lets people hike, bike, horseback ride and explore this free attraction in Colorado Springs. In 2016, TripAdvisor users named Garden of the Gods the Top Thing to do in Colorado Springs, giving recognition that we already knew. Garden of the Gods is truly awesome!

When you’re in Garden of the Gods, stop by the Garden of the Gods Trading Post, one of the oldest mercantile’s in Colorado and the largest in the state! There you can grab lunch, the perfect souvenir or brows their extensive Native American Art Gallery full of some of the most beautiful pieces in the West.

Garden of the Gods By the Numbers

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Attractions nearby Garden of the Gods

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Garden of the Gods Trading Post

Part gift store, part art gallery, part cafe, part coffee shop, the Trading Post is a must-see on your trip!

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Old Colorado City

Some of the best shopping and places to grab a bite are in Old Colorado City. Make sure you add it to your list!

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MANITOU SPRINGS

This quaint mountain town at the foot of Pikes Peak is a great afternoon adventure with shopping, culture, gifts and more. It’s a great place to explore.
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MANITOU CLIFF DWELLINGS

What if you took those famous red rocks and built a home out of them? Well, these Native American’s did centuries ago!
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Space Foundation Discovery Center

Less than five minutes from Garden of the Gods Park, the Discovery Center is full of fun and learning for everyone.
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

Choose from 3 cave tours and enjoy spectacular scenery, daring attractions and rides, and activities atop breathtaking Williams Canyon.
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Top ways to explore Garden of the Gods

 
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    Drive a car

    Garden of the Gods is a very accessible park on the West side of Colorado Springs. Take I-25 to Garden of the Gods Road and head West and follow the signs. You don’t even have to get out of you car to explore.

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    Bike it

    Biking through Garden of the Gods is a great way to get a good workout while seeing these amazing formations.

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    Hike it

    No Colorado vacation is complete without a hike in Garden of the Gods. Trails traverse this park everywhere, so make sure you grab a map

 

FAQs

Yes, we love dogs here at Garden of the Gods! Please keep your dog on a leash at all times and be courteous and pick up after them.
Mountain biking is allowed off road only within the designated mountain biking area on marked trails.
Yes! It is free and always will be.
Camping is NOT permitted in the Park.
Yes, however, technical climbers are required to register at the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center. Proper climbing gear is required.
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