Garden of the Gods Park

Garden of the Gods Park

Address:1805 N 30th St
Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Phone:719-219-0108
Fax:719-634-0094
Web: www.gardenofgods.com
Size: 1,391 acres.
Location:Main park entrance is 5 miles northeast of downtown on 30th St.
Facilities:Picnic areas, concessions, visitor center with gift shop, trails, gardens, arboretum, historic site.
Activities:Hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, guided walks, mountain biking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park features 20 major rock formations, including Balanced Rock, Steamboat Rock, Three Graces, and Kissing Camels. It also is home to historic Rock Ledge Ranch, a 19th-century homestead and ranch.

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The glowing red rock formations of Lyons sandstone that make up the 1,370-acre Garden of the Gods park stretch across the sage- and juniper-covered foothills just to the west of downtown.
Louis's revitalized Washington Avenue to Tacoma, Washington's Point Defiance old-growth forest and park and Colorado Springs, Colorado's Garden of the Gods Park," Farmer continued, "our 2011 Great Places reflect a tremendous amount of history, diversity and economic vitality.
You can also watch a men's race through Garden of the Gods park on September 2 at 2 P.