Garden Of The Gods

Currently Open [Closes at 11:00 pm]
  • Address: 1805 N 30th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, United States, 80904
  • Timings: 05:00 am - 11:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-7196346666
  • Fax: +1-9092965482
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, Trail, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Landmarks, Parks, Natural Parks

Garden Of The Gods - Review

Calling this magnetic bounty of nature a park is such an understatement! Garden of Gods is a national natural landmark of the United States and boasts fantastic rock formations which were referred to the assembly of gods by one of the explorers who discovered them and introduced them to the world in true sense.

Inhabited by tribes since 1330 BC, the Garden of Gods is displays outstanding rock features that are a result of sedimentary formation resulting into vivid hues and variety like deep-red, pink, white sandstones, conglomerates and limestone.

Apart from being a fantastic place to observe, Garden of Gods is famous as a hiking, trekking, horseback-riding and mountain-biking. Trails longer than 15 miles span the Garden of Gods and are perfect for a nature’s excursion and challenging your inner adrenaline!

Trails:

  • Perkins central garden trail
  • Ridge trail
  • Siamese twins trail
  • Chambers/Bretag/ Palmer trail
  • Scotsman/Buckskin Charlie trail

Garden Of The Gods Information

  • Free official guided tour is available, call ahead for bookings.
  • Cafe is available.
  • Group tours are available, prior booking is recommended.
  • For climbers: ALL climbers must fill out a free registration form before climbing in the park and proper climbing equipment is mandatory.
  • FREE full-color trail maps are available at the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center information desk.
  • Free guided nature walks and Self-guided hiking programs are available, contact visitor centre for details.
  • Wearing/ carrying Safety equipment while hiking is recommended.

Garden Of The Gods Ticket Prices

  • Park and visitor centre both have free entry.

Garden Of The Gods Opening and Closing Hours

Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center Hours:

  • Summer: Last week of May, June, July, August, first week of September: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm (memorial day weekend to Labor day weekend)
  • Winter: 2nd Week of September, October, November to third week of May: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

How To reach Garden Of The Gods by Public Transport

  • By Taxi
  • Rented Car

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TripHobo Highlights for Garden Of The Gods

  • Garden Of The Gods Address: 1805 N 30th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, United States, 80904
  • Garden Of The Gods Contact Number: +1-7196346666
  • Garden Of The Gods Timing: 05:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Garden Of The Gods Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Garden Of The Gods(preferred time): 06:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Garden Of The Gods: 05:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Garden Of The Gods

  • 95% of people who visit Colorado Springs include Garden Of The Gods in their plan

  • 61.95% of people start their Garden Of The Gods visit around 05 AM - 06 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Garden Of The Gods

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

83.48% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Garden Of The Gods

People normally club together Pikes Peak and Red Rock Canyon Open Space while planning their visit to Garden Of The Gods.

People also prefer to start their day with Garden Of The Gods.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Garden Of The Gods, Colorado Springs Reviews

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  • Such a beautiful place. If you're in the springs check it out. Their visitor center is really nice. It has a museum of the history and what's natural to the area, and they also offer kids programs for the summer. We went on the busiest tourist weekend of the year. There are several mini parking lots throughout the park. If you can't find parking there, they offer free shuttles from the larger parking area into the park as well. Even if hiking isn't your thing, Juniper loop will take you through the park so you can get a good view from your vehicle.

  • Awesome place. This is how I would recommend you visit the park. Start with the central garden. That's the most beautiful part of the whole place. Walk around on the paved areas for about an hour and enjoy the family-friendly atmosphere and also the amazing beauty of the park. Then, depending on your level of willingness, start hiking around the whole perimeter of the garden. It probably will take about 3 to 4 hours if you want to do this perimeter hiking. It's not paved, but it's not bad either. The view of the central garden from afar is perfect for photography. If you like photography, sunset at this place is absolutely gorgeous! Have fun!

  • Absolutely amazing. If you are going to walk the trails take water with you. It was 97 degrees when my friend and I walked around this beautiful natural wonder. Although there was a breeze it was still hot. The history behind Garden of the Gods is very interesting. The natural rock formations are fascinating. I would HIGHLY recommend a visit and to walk the trails then a slow drive around to see the surrounding area as well.

  • Great place to see. wish I had more time. you can spend 45 minutes or all day. you can go on guided tours l, rent electric bikes, hike, etc. if you have just a little time it is worth going to the visitors center and getting a few photos. truly a great view for little to no cost - depending on what you want to do. parking close to the visitors center is very limited but they do have overflow parking - with a shuttle (I think). recommend.

  • Great place to see. wish I had more time. you can spend 45 minutes or all day. you can go on guided tours l, rent electric bikes, hike, etc. if you have just a little time it is worth going to the visitors center and getting a few photos. truly a great view for little to no cost - depending on what you want to do. parking close to the visitors center is very limited but they do have overflow parking - with a shuttle (I think). recommend.

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