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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245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Hike the foothills, search for mule deer, and discover Bear Creek! Scrub oak thicket, ponderosa pine forests, meadows, a mountain creek, and abundant foothills wildlife attract children and adults to Bear Creek Regional Park and Nature Center. Interpretive programs, special events, guided and self-guided tours, and media presentations are offered all year. Outside, two miles […]
320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817
Walk the wetlands, search for great blue herons, and explore Fountain Creek – only 15 minutes south of downtown Colorado Springs! An “oasis on the plains” with ponds marshes, meadows, cottonwood forests, and Fountain Creek, the nature center is attractive to visitors of all ages. The nature center offers a unique look into the Cattail […]
1805 N. 30th St., Colorado Springs, CO, 80904
The Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center is the most visited attraction in the Pikes Peak region, offering FREE admission, iconic views, new interactive museum exhibits, world class shopping, and the fun and exciting Geo-Trekker Theater movie experience.
1943 South El Paso Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80905
From little acorns grow mighty oaks. When a summer youth recreation program began to outgrow its headquarters in a arranged in the southwest Stratton Meadows neighborhood in the early 1980s, space was made available in a nearby shopping center. Thus was born the Meadows Park Community Center. Residents’ growing concerns about gangs and uninvolved teenagers […]
2120 S Cheyenne Cañon Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Cherished as a local landmark for many years, this stone building was originally the home of the Starsmore family. It was purchased by the City of Colorado Springs and moved to its present location in 1992. It serves as an introduction to Cheyenne Cañon and its beautiful waterfalls, rock formations, wildflowers and wildlife. Here you […]
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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.