Red Rock Canyon Open Space

Currently Open [Closes at 11:00 pm]
  • Address: 3550 W High St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, United States, 80904
  • Timings: 05:00 am - 11:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-7193855940
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Landmarks, Parks

Red Rock Canyon Open Space - Review

This is a 789-acre area home to array of parallel ridges and eroded canyons in a continuation of to sandstone rocks of the Fountain Formation which form the popular Garden of Gods.

Covered by industries, quarries, gravel pits and gold-refining mills, the park has lost its natural charm in the chaos of industries. Revived by John George Bock in the 1920’s, the park today is a recreational site and retains few remains of the former industries.

A pleasant place to spend an afternoon today, the park boasts of miles of trails and is frequented by joggers, hikers and mountain bikers. The trails of the park are connected to the Intemann trails of the Manitou Springs and is rock climbing is a popular activity in the park!

Visit for a family picnic or a refreshing jog!

How To reach Red Rock Canyon Open Space by Public Transport

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TripHobo Highlights for Red Rock Canyon Open Space

  • Red Rock Canyon Open Space Address: 3550 W High St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, United States, 80904
  • Red Rock Canyon Open Space Contact Number: +1-7193855940
  • Red Rock Canyon Open Space Timing: 05:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Red Rock Canyon Open Space Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Red Rock Canyon Open Space(preferred time): 05:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Red Rock Canyon Open Space: 04:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Red Rock Canyon Open Space

  • 95% of people who visit Colorado Springs include Red Rock Canyon Open Space in their plan

  • 38.94% of people start their Red Rock Canyon Open Space visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Red Rock Canyon Open Space

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Red Rock Canyon Open Space

People normally club together Glen Eyrie Castle and Helen Hunt Falls while planning their visit to Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

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

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Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Colorado Springs Reviews

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  • Great location! So many different trails and paths I didn't really run into too many people so it was nice to have that space. Everything was well-marked and easy to follow. Amazing scenery in a great place for a group of friends. Can't wait to go back!

  • Great scenic hiking with views of the city, mountains and red rock canyon. There are various trails of various difficulties that you can choose to take along the way. We went on a cloudy day and the rainbow over the city was gorgeous. The view of Garden of the Gods from here is amazing as well. I would highly recommend exploring this area and taking in all of the views it has to offer.

  • Beautiful red sandstone canyon with lots of trails. Interesting historic rock quarry that has been closed over 100 years. Turns out this is where most of the sandstone brick buildings you see in western CS are built from. We saw deer and ducks. We will definitely hike here again.

  • Was thinking of giving it 4 stars only because the entrance is not well marked and hard to get out of during busy times. Decided to give it 5 stars because the actual space is amazing. As soon as you get on the trail the city noise goes away and it's just you and nature. You get views of Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak. I loved it so much that my planned 2-3 mile hike turned into 6.5 because I just kept wanting to explore.

  • Great place to explore and have a peaceful hike with or without your fur baby. Several different trails that cross each other. Some are great for running, some are more for biking, while others are for trailblazing. Lots of opportunities to rock climb with gear as long as you get the appropriate permit! Overall awesome place.

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