in Colorado Springs, CO
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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.
Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Garden of the Gods
1805 N 30th St
Colorado Springs, CO 80904 Directions
A photographer's paradise is exposed at the Garden of the Gods public park in Colorado Springs. Soaring fins of clay-colored sandstone jet 300 feet in the air exploding all over the valley floor, spanning the backdrop of Pikes Peak. The park includes popular trails for hiking, walking, mountain biking and horseback riding.
354 Manitou Ave
Manitou Springs, CO 80829 Directions
Paradise awaits outdoor enthusiasts at Manitou Springs mountain community in Colorado Springs. The magical town lies between the Gods of the Garden and Pikes Peak. This outdoor recreation paradise allows extreme mountain bikers to hit the trails at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, provides water enthusiasts with the Arkansas River for rafting, and fishermen can drop a line at the North Slope Recreation Area.
337 Manitou Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80829 Directions
Colorado Springs Pikes Peak, aka, America's Mountain, is the most visited mountain in North America and the second most visited mountain in the world behind Japan's Mount Fuji. Over a half a million people reach the summit peak, most by the Pikes Peak Cog Railway to enjoy the stunning panoramic views. A stone's throw away is the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Cave of the Winds, Garden of the Gods and many other famous attractions.
Starsmore Discovery Center
2120 S Cheyenne Cañon Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Directions
Nature lovers know the Starsmore Discovery Center in Colorado Springs is the gateway to the Cheyenne Canyon and its breathtaking waterfalls, rock formations, wildflowers and wildlife make for a beautiful outdoor experience. The stone landmark building is the original home of the Starsmore family and serves to offer visitors area information, maps and hands-on nature exhibits.
1 Lake Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80906 Directions
Enjoy outdoor beauty as you bask in the mist of cascading waterfalls at The Broadmoor Seven Falls in Colorado Springs. Challenge your physical endurance and climb the 184 steps along the mountainside, up to the magnificent platform to watch the falls tumble 181 feet down its solid granite cliffside. Afterwards treat yourself to the Ponderosa Cafe to refuel and Main Curio Shop for memorable souvenirs.
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