Red Rock Canyon, Colorado Springs

4.7
#1 of 6 in Nature in Colorado Springs
As part of Garden of the Gods park, Red Rock Canyon provides striking scenery for hiking, jogging, climbing, and mountain biking. Set inside the city, the park's towering red rocks were formed from sandstone into a series of canyons. Trails provide ample paths for hiking and exploring, usually starting among shady bluffs and working up toward views of the park and town. If you enjoy rock climbing, try your hand at any of more than 80 established climbs mapped out through the canyon and park. Climbers must register with the Garden of the Gods visitor center. If you like, bring a meal to eat in the wheelchair-accessible picnic grounds. Use our Colorado Springs trip planner to arrange your visit to Red Rock Canyon and other attractions in Colorado Springs.
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  • This was a great little park. Beautiful and not super crowded. Great well marked trails for hiking, biking, riding horses or walking your dog.  more »
  • Excellent park with one of the funnest trail system in the city. Jumps, cross county, climbs, and downhill. Pretty much everything you could want for MTB in the city. Dogs abound and access is great. ...  more »

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