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Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

Gateway Rd., Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, CO
+1 719-578-6777
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Nice setting for a scenic stroll

Rock Ledge Ranch is located in Garden of the Gods park and offers a nice place to stroll and take... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Laura-OCCS
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Great glimpse into history

This site is attached to Garden of the Gods Park. You are able to see the old houses and inns left... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
greenegypsy
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“living history” (17 reviews)
“blacksmith shop” (13 reviews)
“orchard house” (4 reviews)
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Gateway Rd., Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, CO
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+1 719-578-6777
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"colorado history"
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Rock Ledge Ranch is located in Garden of the Gods park and offers a nice place to stroll and take in a little history too. They offer plays in the summer under a "big-top" tent.

Thank Laura-OCCS
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This site is attached to Garden of the Gods Park. You are able to see the old houses and inns left on the property. There are numerous festivals throughout the year that showcase blacksmiths, and other various trades of over 100 years ago. They host...More

Thank greenegypsy
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

There is a lot that goes on here. If you come at the right time you can see people working in all the old shops or if there is a fair going on you will not be disappointed. You can park and walk in and...More

Thank williamcF5930WR
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

My sister took me to Rock Ledge Ranch in Colorado Springs while I was visiting from Texas. No activities were in progress, but it was a relaxing place to have a leisurely stroll and watch reflections from the pond on the trees lining the water.

Thank maryhear
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Rock ledge ranch at garden of gods entrance has a folk art festival with lots of food booths and folk art swap meet it's the largest I've seen in years plus I get to see the ranch for free 8 for swap part

Thank jwolfejeep
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit, with incredibly well preserved house and great staff in character. Loved how much they had to say about the awesome antiques, and it was really cool that you were able to touch things and see them using appliances.

Thank Tavia W
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I knew I would like the site because I love history, but I was surprised at how much my husband and 6-year old daughter liked it. This is one of the highlights of our entire vacation. The site showcases four time periods in the history...More

2  Thank jenilynne2017
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

We get into the area early in the morning and thoroughly enjoy the fresh morning air and peacefulness of the area. Have seen lots of wildlife from a bear to a bobcat! Always see deer and occasionally a coyote! Love the place!

Thank Cowgirlmama56
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Rock Ledge Ranch is a large piece of property divided into an Indian area with a tepee etc, a log cabin farm, a later farm with barn etc, a 1900's home, a general store and blacksmith shop, a bigger home etc. Each area is staffed...More

Thank Margaret H
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Rock Ledge Ranch is just across from Garden of the Gods visitor center. Very inexpensive ($5 adults, $4). Colorado Springs history in outdoor interactive settings...Indians, early settlers, blacksmith, farming, houses with individuals in character and dressed in costume. Lots of interesting information. Places to picnic.

Thank bjswanson1789
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wlmcd0nald
2 September 2017|
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Response from Cowgirlmama56 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the cost.....if you go anytime during the day, you can get into the grounds with no cost. You just can't get into the buildings. When they have events, then you do have to pay as they have all the other... More
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Mary F
1 July 2017|
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Response from drdsall | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any wheel chairs there. Much of it is outside on dirt walkways due to it being a historical site.
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Maemae884
18 March 2017|
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Response from JEBH_200 | Reviewed this property |
It is a city park that you can access any day (via the road on the south side or trails at Garden of the Gods.) The buildings are only open on particular days in which you must pay or be a member to be on grounds.
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