The Garden of the Gods is one of Colorado’s most amazing natural attractions. Massive red rock formations pierce upward from the earth, balancing in a way that seems impossible, creating a unique, beautiful landscape.
It’s also one of the most popular. It’s located less than two hours south of Denver in Colorado Springs, and it’s the most visited attraction in the Pikes Peak area, even amid Colorado Springs’ major attractions, like the Cave of the Winds and the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (where you can see giraffes in the mountains).
Best of all: These views in this 1,367-acre area and hikes are free and open to the public year-round. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your visit to the Garden of the Gods… read more >