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.
If you’re looking to a truly unique and fun way to experience Garden of the Gods, check it out on horseback with Academy Riding Stables. Located on the outskirts of the park, they have the best horses and guide for your family adventure!
Part gift store, part art gallery, part cafe, part coffee shop, part venue, the Trading Post is a must-see on your trip!Learn more »
Visiting Garden of the Gods via horseback is the only way, really to be IN the park as the people did centuries ago.Learn More »
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Garden of the Gods Central Gardens Overlook
Shoot a Selfie at Balanced Rock at Garden of the Gods
Start your Garden of the Gods journey at the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
The Siamese Twins are a great place to explore!
The Central Garden offers great photo taking opportunities
Pan for Gold at the Garden of the Gods Trading Post
Hiking trails criss-cross Garden of the Gods and offers a great place to explore
Get up close to these rocks, the Sentinel Spires
Three Graces are amazing in Garden of the Gods
Grab all the necessary gear at the Garden of the Gods Trading Post
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.
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.
Biking through Garden of the Gods is a great way to get a good workout while seeing these amazing formations.
Who wouldn't want to experience Garden of the Gods the way our early ancestors did-- on Horseback!
There are a ton of photo opportunities around Garden of the Gods. Make sure you tag them #GOGPhotoHunt and you could win prizes!
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.