Garden Of The GodsCurrently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
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!
- Perkins central garden trail
- Ridge trail
- Siamese twins trail
- Chambers/Bretag/ Palmer trail
- Scotsman/Buckskin Charlie trail
- 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.
- Park and visitor centre both have free entry.
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.
- By Taxi
- Rented Car
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95% of people who visit Colorado Springs include Garden Of The Gods in their plan
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58% 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
91.02% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Garden Of The Gods
So beautiful! We had the enjoyment of seeing a heard of big horned sheep while here! Just an added bonus! The rocks and beautiful views here are all worth seeing! I’d recommend anyone in the nearby vicinity to go check out this beautiful natural park! You won’t be disappointed!
Gorgeous place at the foot of Pikes Peak. The “tour” is free. Drive or walk the many trails to enjoy the breathtaking views. The welcome center has wonderful supporting information about the Garden and it’s formation, wildlife and more. They offer a movie that is quite interesting if you are interested in the science and history aspect of the area. All of Colorado was once under water! I personally found the facts fascinating, you might too. The movie has a fee, I enjoyed it. For me it was worth seeing. I took spectacular photos the day of my visit. It was snowing on Pikes Peak but the sky was a vivid blue everywhere else. Stunning shots. Make time for this stop on your trip through. It is a must see and again, it’s FREE!
This place is an absolute bucket list item for anyone. It is beyond beautiful and just amazing to walk among. The sheer size of everything makes you feel small. I really wish I had more time to spend a few days there as it is a very large place. if you were to go out to this area for nothing else it would be worth the trip for this place alone. Garden of the Gods was one of the coolest places I've ever visited. It has some very cool history behind as well.
Amazing and beautiful must see! It’s completely free! Parking is abundant but there is a lot of tourist so be patient! Bring sweaters for the gusty winds and be mindful of the climbers in your family! Kids should not be left unsupervised! Climb at your own risk and enjoy the views!
Very close to Colorado Springs and a great attraction. Draws large crowds because there is no cost. Very nice visitor center. Lots of trails to walk. Parking is good but you may have to walk a bit. Nice scenery with a fascinating history.
Hi. I am here in Quality Inn Hotel which is on 2115 Arotic street . My wife and me want to see the Garden of the God park .Answer Report Abuse
Garden of The Gods location is at some 13-odd miles from Quality Inn Hotel, takes roughly about twenty minutes by car/taxi. You may either ask your hotel management if they can arrange transport or rent a taxi/car yourself. The garden features some spectacular trails, you can enjoy with your wife. There are free guided tours here, which you need to reserve ahead of time. For more information you may contact them on 1-7196346666.Report Abuse