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.
Nov. 17, 2018 | 10 am-8 pm
More than 100,000 individual lights will line the path leading to the Falls, and this year, colored lights will also adorn the cliff faces of the Pillars of Hercules, making for not only a festive atmosphere, but a photographer’s dream locale for holiday family photos.open_in_newLearn More
Nov. 17-18, 2018 | 9 am-5 pm
Meet the alpacas and shop for unique alpaca gifts for the holidaysopen_in_newLearn More
Nov. 28, 2018 | 6-8:30 pm
Join the Discovery Center for an evening of looking to the stars and discovering the wonders of the universe.open_in_newLearn More
Dec. 6, 2018 | 5:30-8:30 pm
It's a winter wonderland at Electric Moonlight!open_in_newLearn More
May. 8-Dec. 11, 2018 | 6-8 pm
You are invited to join UpaDowna for a first hand tour of CityROCK Climbing Center and intro to climbing class. This class is designed for folks that have never been into CityROCK, are new to climbing, or just getting back into it.open_in_newLearn More
Aug. 19-Dec. 30, 2018 | 8-11 am
Buy, sell or trade your bike, bike parts, sports and fitness equipment.open_in_newLearn More
Jan. 6-Dec. 30, 2018 | 2-5 pm
Enjoy generous tastings of local cuisine from 5 unique restaurants. Learn Colorado history from an expert guide. Drink Colorado craft beer, wine & cocktails with the alcohol pairing upgrade. Explore Downtown Colorado Springs like a local!open_in_newLearn More
Feb. 1, 2018-Feb. 1, 2020 | 9 am-5 pm