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.
May. 24, 2019 | 6-7:30 pm
Enjoy a serene paddle board yoga class at night on boards illuminated with colorful LED's.open_in_newLearn More
Jun. 1, 2019 | 9 am-3 pm
Come to Prospect Lake at Memorial Park for a family-friendly free event! Try something new! The entire family can enjoy outdoor activities such as paddling, climbing, fishing, biking, archery and so much more!open_in_newLearn More
Jun. 1, 2019 | 8:30-11 am
Join us for goat yoga at The Promenade Shops at Briargate.open_in_newLearn More
Jun. 2, 2019 | 8:30 am-12 pm
All Breed Rescue & Training's 7th Annual Doggie Dash is a timed 5K fun run/walk to benefit the rescue and rehabilitation of homeless and at-risk dogs in El Paso County and throughout the region.open_in_newLearn More
Jun. 7, 2019 | 9 am-3 pm
Come join us for some fun in the sun at Precizion 509 Gymnastics Beach Bonanza Summer Camp!open_in_newLearn More
Jun. 22-23, 2019 | 6 am-6 pm
Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack is a half-mile, side-by-side roll race and trap speed competition featuring hundreds of the fastest, most powerful street cars in the nation.open_in_newLearn More
Jun. 24-27, 2019 | 9 am-3:30 pm
Keep your kids active this summer with our half or whole day summer camp, which features a combined focus of bouldering, ninja warrior obstacles, and movement fun!open_in_newLearn More
Jun. 29, 2019 | 8:30 am-2 pm
BIGDOGBRAG: The Colorado Mud Run is a 5K and 2K mud obstacle event that over 20,000 big dogs have enjoyed since 2012. BIGDOGBRAG is the race anyone can start AND finish with 25 fun and challenging obstacles to experience.open_in_newLearn More
Jun. 30, 2019 | 2:30 am-12 pm
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), brought to you by Gran Turismo, 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
Jul. 19-28, 2019 | 7 am-7 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
Jul. 19-28, 2019 | 8 am-11:59 pm
A team of dedicated, enthusiastic, hard-working volunteers is critical to the success of the Rocky Mountain State Games. To volunteer, sport experience is helpful but not required. The desire to contribute to the success of a large, multi-sport event -- and a friendly, cooperative attitude -- are the essentials.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. 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