Garden of the Gods Trading Post

Garden of the Gods Trading Post

The Garden of the Gods Trading Post is Colorado's largest gallery, gift shop and café!

324 Beckers Lane, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 // View Map
719.685.9045 //
Hours: Open Daily 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Fast Facts

Garden of the Gods trading post is Colorado’s Largest Gift and Gallery Store

The Garden of the Gods Trading Post is the largest gift shop and gallery in the state of Colorado! They have a diverse selection of gifts, jewelry, clothing and artwork. Find the perfect and unique gift to commemorate your trip to the Pikes Peak region. Take home one-of-a-kind art and stunning jewelry from their gallery. They also have a wonderful cafe with seating both indoors or out on their beautiful patio. Select from a wide assortment of food like buffalo burgers, wraps, sandwiches and more! Head to the Garden of the Gods Trading post for the perfect ending to a hike through the nations #1 park!


Summer Hours Open Daily 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M
Winter Hours Open Daily 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.


Free Admission


Screenshot 2014-03-26 11.01.22Garden of the Gods Trading Post is located in Garden of the Gods on the West side of Colorado Springs. Follow these directions or enter 324 Beckers Lane, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 into your GPS or Phone.

Off Highway 24:

– Exit Manitou Springs off Highway 24.
– Turn (East) at the light onto Manitou Avenue.
– Take a Left (North) on Beckers Lane.
– The Garden of the Gods Trading Post will be right off the entrance to Garden of the Gods.


Fast Facts

  • Built in 1920s, the Trading Post has expanded 7 times to become the largest art gallery and gift shop in Colorado
  • 400,000 people visit the post each year at the Southwest end of Garden of the Gods
  • The Trading Post has a conference center, cafe and art gallery making it a great place to explore for hours!


  • Don't forget to try your hand at panning for gold. Here, everybody gets something!
  • From souvenirs to gifts, t-shirts to fine jewelry, the Trading Post has everything you need to remember your Colorado vacation
  • Try the delicious Buffalo Burgers and sit outside in a serene garden.


Colorado Gear, SOUVENIRS, Jewelry, artwork and more!

Nestled at the Southwest corner of the Garden of the Gods Park lies the historic Garden of the Gods Trading Post. In the early 1920’s Charles Strausenback built the Trading Post to resemble the homes of the Pueblo Indians. Since that time, the Trading Post has expanded seven times to become Colorado’s largest Trading Post.

Jewelry & Artwork

Beautiful Native American jewelry, Navajo rugs, Sand paintings, and Pueblo pottery can be found in the vast collection located in the Southwestern Art Gallery.

Colorado Gifts & Souvenirs

From Colorado and Pikes Peak T-Shirts to Garden of the Gods mugs, posters, hats, stickers and more! The Garden of the Gods Trading Post has the largest selection of Colorado and Pikes Peak region souvenirs compared to any other store! Be sure to stop in and see their large selection!

PAN FOR GOLD AND GEMS at Garden of the Gods Trading Post

Grab your family for this great exploration just like they did back in the 1800s! Get your hands dirty as you sift for treasure. Every bucket is a winner!


Garden of the Gods Trading Post has the freshest and finest cuisine in Garden of the Gods! Try their buffalo burgers, wraps and other delicious treats for even the pickiest of eaters! Click here to view the Balanced Rock Cafe’s menu and enjoy an afternoon sitting on their back patio in the Gardens!

GRAB ALL YOUR COLORADO MEMORABILIA From Garden of the Gods Trading Post

As Colorado’s largest gift store, they have everything you’ll need to remember the beauty of Colorado and Garden of the Gods! From t-shirts and knick-knacks to top-notch Colorado artwork, they have something for every price range!



Can I bring my dog to Garden of the Gods?

Yes! We love our four-legged friends here at Garden of the Gods Trading Post! All dogs must be on leashes at all times and please remember to pick up after your pet.

What time is the cafe open?

Balanced Rock Cafe is open everyday from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Do you host events?

Garden of the Gods Trading Post hosts all kinds of events from corporate meetings to birthday parties to weddings. We have ample space in our conference center to accommodate for up to 120 people. Our patios make a beautiful scenery for any occasion! Make your reservation today!


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