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Red Rock Canyon

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Address: south of U.S. 24 near 31st St., base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
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+1 719-385-5940
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 14:00

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Nature at It's Best

Growing up close to this area I can tell you it is a great place to just go for a hike. A small walk, or a long hike, but it is Mother Nature at her finest. It is part of why we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Parker, Colorado
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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Growing up close to this area I can tell you it is a great place to just go for a hike. A small walk, or a long hike, but it is Mother Nature at her finest. It is part of why we call it Colorful Colorado.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

what a natural wonder. it is really amazing and just a short trp from Denver. we really had lots of fun.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an area that was closed to the public until recently. The beautiful red rocks, lake, private house, and overall area, right at the foot of Pikes Peak, is incredibly beautiful. Not to be missed.

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed Red Rock canyon as much as Garden of the Gods. Not as many rocks to climb on but less crowded. Trails abound and you can spend as little or as long as you would like here, all fairly easy. Not too crowded for us on a weekday. Gorgeous views of Garden of the Gods, pretty lake and rock... More 

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Falls Church, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

. Acquired by the city in 2003, Red Rock Canyon is nearly 1500 acres of open air space for the citizens and visitors of Colorado Springs. You can hike, rock climb, cycle, picnic or just take a nice walk among the spectacular Red Rocks and (man-made) lakes. There is lots of signage and if you take time to read it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are lots of trails through the mountains out here. They are all easy to find but somewhat dangerous as there are no guard rails and there are very steep drop offs and slippery, rocky terrain. Hiking is moderate as it is uphill however there are no challenging rocks to scale or anything extremely difficult. Several rest stops along the... More 

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Thank Denys C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to hike with amazing views and not as crowded as garden of the gods. There is a flat trail that passes by a small lake and strollers can go here. There are also more difficult hiking areas here if you really want some good views.

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Thank Christine C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the trails are easy if you live at 6000 feet. OK scenery, but very close to traffic. Used by locals a lot so in peak times the parking lot is full.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the park, great trails, so pretty. Lotscof great photo ops. Trails not too hard, we are older and had no issues.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views, great trails for hiking, lots of parking. Not really for the beginner hiker, but try if you like.

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