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.
You found it! This page is your resource to our region's outdoor events - classes, outings, clean-ups, family and youth activities, special events and more! To filter these outdoor events, choose one of the following: Free Events, Family Fun, Classes & Workshops
Aug. 3, 2019 | 12-6 pm
Join Habitat for Vino and Notes, an outdoor Colorado wine festival featuring wine, food and music in Woodland Park, Colorado showcasing 20 of Colorado's best wineries and vineyards with local artisan crafters, jazz music, and festival food.open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 10, 2019 | 4 am-2 pm
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb features a competitive race sancitioned by USA Cycling and a Gran Fondo non-competitive fun ride that give cyclists of all abilities a truly unique experience on Pikes Peak - America's Mountain. This event will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019.open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 10, 2019 | 6:30-7:30 pm
FCC's Music on the Labyrinth is presenting the Academy Jazz Ensembleopen_in_newLearn More
Aug. 11, 2019 | 9 am-5 pm
Come ready to learn, this is an information intensive day! We'll cover mushroom anatomy and identification techniques, habitats, plant and tree associations, collection ethics, and photographic documentation techniques.open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 8-11, 2019 | 9 am-4 pm
This 30 hour custom course designed specifically for students of The Survival University will cover search and rescue (SAR), and some tactical aspects of tacking.open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 7-11, 2019 | 5 am-7 pm
This four day event, hosted at the U.S Air Force Academy, Banning Lewis Ranch and Hanover/South of Colorado Springs, will attract 800 - 1,000 cyclists from across the U.S. competing for national championships in road, time trial and criterium races.open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 8-11, 2019 | 7 am-7 pm
With races from coast-to-coast, the country’s best riders will compete across each discipline to win the U.S. title. The 2019 National Championship schedule begins in March, and continues with at least one championship nearly every month, including races at the junior, collegiate, amateur, elite, and masters levels.open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 17-23, 2019 | 8 am-8 pm