There are a myriad of outdoor recreational activities available in the Pikes Peak region. Listed below are some of the popular activities that our community has learned to love and share. Simply click on an activity to find out more and start planning your next adventure!
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Our region is an epicenter for a countless amount of diverse outdoor recreation. A major reason we are able to support so many different activities is because of the unique geography of our area, and the support for the outdoor recreation industry from our community. Click on one of the places below for a comprehensive list of areas in our region that fit in that category, along with a map to help direct you. If you want to see some of our favorites, use the "Staff Picks" icon to filter and guide you.
The insane amount of developed and well-maintained trail systems in the Pikes Peak region is hard to grasp. No matter if you’re a mountain biker looking to get technical at Palmer Park, a hiker enjoying the astonishing red rock features at Red Rock Open Space, or a Dirt Biker ripping up Captain Jacks trail to the top of High Drive, our area has something for everyone. Click on the appropriate activity below to get a map and an extensive list of trails that permit to that activity.
Jun. 6, 2020 | 8:30 am-1 pm
Big Dog Brag: The Colorado Mud Run gives you more unique ways than any other obstacle course to experience the thrill of mud!open_in_newLearn More
May. 6-Jun. 12, 2020 | 12 am-11:55 pm
Guardians of Palmer Park-sponsored photo contest, for pictures taken in Palmer Park May 1 - June 12, 2020.open_in_newLearn More
Jun. 19-21, 2020 | 9 am-5 pm
The survival basics class is designed for students that don’t have the time to take off for our 5 day standard, but still want to learn the minimum survival skills for being lost in the woods.open_in_newLearn More
Jun. 28, 2020 | 9 am-3 pm
This event gives people who are interested in the Old West an opportunity to observe an old fashioned trail ride with wagons, draft horses, and outriders.open_in_newLearn More
Jul. 3, 2020 | 9 am-8 pm
Though this is an advanced class, no skills or prerequisites are required to enroll. We will take you from not knowing anything to being comfortable in the outdoors with the skills and mental strength you will have learned in this programopen_in_newLearn More
Jul. 17-26, 2020 | 8 am-11:59 pm
The Rocky Mountain State Games (RMSG) is Colorado’s largest multi-sport festival for athletes of all ages and athletic abilities, including those with physical disabilities or visual impairment. Come out and play!open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 8, 2020 | 10-11 am
This tour highlights women’s stories of work, activism and philanthropy in the historic working-class neighborhood of Southwest Downtown.open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 22, 2020 | 9 am-3 pm
With free admission, families are welcome to join us at the water for festivities, music, food, entertainment, and a day of dragon boat racing!open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 24, 2020 | 8 am-2 pm
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb kicks off race week with Technical Inspection.open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 30, 2020 | 7:30 am-11:59 pm
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), also known as The Race to the Clouds, is an invitational automobile and motorcycle hill climb to the summit of Pikes Peak.open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 30, 2020 | 8:30 am-11:59 pm