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Red Rock Canyon

south of U.S. 24 near 31st St., base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
+1 719-385-5940
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Outstanding place for families

The hikes meet the skills for the young, middle-aged, and the older adults. The park is not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
Beautiful area

Visited with my 16 year old son. Loved the area. The amphitheater is really cool. Did the 1.4... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bryan K
Commerce Township, Michigan
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“old quarry” (13 reviews)
“open space” (27 reviews)
“small lake” (8 reviews)
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south of U.S. 24 near 31st St., base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
+1 719-385-5940
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The hikes meet the skills for the young, middle-aged, and the older adults. The park is not crowded and provides excellent views of Garden of the Gods.

Thank Rockwoodrose
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited with my 16 year old son. Loved the area. The amphitheater is really cool. Did the 1.4 mile trail. Fun, but tiring at that altitude. Must visit.

Thank Bryan K
Reviewed 3 days ago

These public trails have beautiful red rock formations similar to Garden of the Gods, but you'll find far more natural greenery and far fewer tourists. The trails are well-maintained and pretty well marked, with trail maps and markers throughout. The trails are very easy to...More

Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another great free city park with fairly easy hiking. you do share the trails with horses and mountain bikers but it did not bother us. Great views from the top.

Thank AAS
Reviewed 1 week ago

But this is an amazing spot to take in an afternoon hike, and get yourself right, smack in the middle of some nature! Located just off highway 24, this is very accessible - which might make it easy to miss. But park your car and...More

1  Thank VegasAdventurer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had trouble figuring out what paths to hike on because the trails were not clearly marked. I couldn't find information on change in elevation, so I think we followed a trail that was too difficult for us. If you are looking for just one...More

Thank Barb K
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the area and looking for something to do, this is a great location to burn some time. Not a necessity on the things to see list, basically a mini Garden of the Gods. The walking/biking trails are nice. The rock formations...More

Thank Shyanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice multi stage area with rocks, trails, formations and a small lake at the top of the hill. Very easy drive and walk to the lake from the parking area.

Thank freddombski
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice park. You can make hikes. The red rocks are beautifull. You can make nice photoshoots. The amfi has much events. Also a nice shop in the park.

Thank Christa V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here cause the wifey and kiddos have never been and it's so easily located and easy to get too. If you have not been here, this place offers quite a lot for the family to see and hike. Kiddos are 6 and 2 so...More

Thank Jr1685
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Jothish G
How long will it take to cover Red Rock Canyons?
23 May 2017|
Response from Kadambari S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jothish G, I'd say 5 to 6 hours tops with stopping in between, visiting the visitor Centre and stopping for some lunch. Hope this helps you. Regards.
Are there restrooms at the entrance only? Or, are there porta potties inside the park? Dumb question I know.. :)
12 May 2017|
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Response from JP K | Reviewed this property |
I only saw them at the entrance... but then I wasn't actually looking specifically for them - gut issues are no joke so that is not a dumb question! Don't let that stop you from enjoying a fabulous place. Heal your gut and... More
Well I've been to the extremely remote parts of southwestern Colorado where you do have to watch for bears and Cougars... What about on these hikes?
12 May 2017|
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Response from schuflies | Reviewed this property |
It is posable to have them any were I this area. But if you take the proper steps and make nose and no food you will never see them.