Attractions

The conversation continues as City Council work with the Broadmoor for the land exchange of the strawberry fields. Debra Elliott Schultz speaks with Richard Skorman about his continued actions to protect this Great open-space of Colorado. For more information check out some of our links.   www.trailsandopenspaces.org/2016/04/26/tosc-position-on-the-broadmoor-land-exchange/...

I love Colorado Summer Fun! Not because it is my favorite season weather-wise, but because of its potential. Kids are out of school and we can all take some time to relax and recharge, right? Then why is it that Summer seems to be the busiest...

Just a bit further West of Old Colorado City you'll find a another old town of every bit as jam-packed with history and beauty. Hidden between Garden of the Gods and America’s most famous mountain, Pikes Peak, lies the magical town of Manitou Springs. “Manitou”, a Native...

[widgetkit id=2643] Old Colorado City is beautifully historic and varied with galleries, boutiques, restaurants and coffee houses.  With Pikes Peak as its backdrop, tree-lined streets beckon you to stroll and enjoy the largest concentration of independent retail establishments in Colorado Springs. Enjoy turn-of-the-century architecture and rich...

Downtown Colorado Springs has more than 100 stores offering great eateries, apparel, souvenirs, gifts, cooking stores, mountain climbing equipment, books and so much more. You can spend an entire day browsing the art galleries and shopping in downtown Colorado Springs.  There’s a little bit of...

Garden of the Gods Trading Post 24 Beckers Lane Manitou Springs, CO 80829 (719) 685-9045 (800) 874-4515 www.gardenofthegodstradingpost.com Nestled at the edge of Garden of the Gods Park, established in 1900. Largest gift shop and art gallery in Colorado. Handmade jewelry, apparel, Colorado art, novelty gifts & more. In the early...

Bear Creek Nature Center 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 Saturday, February 15, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Bring your Sweetie and your sweet tooth to the Nature Center for a Valentine’s Day tradition. We’ll make delectable and creative cookies to take home, and learn about some...

Saturday, Feb 8 1:00p to 3:00p Bemis School of Art Colorado Springs, CO Ages 13-Adult Phone (719) 475-2444 Price $78 (Members $63) Learn to make delicious, dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, raw (no bake) treats for you and your sweetie this Valentine’s Day. In this demonstration-style workshop, you will learn...

Colorado Springs has over 9,000 acres of parks, 500 miles of trails and 5,000 acres of open space. 7 regional parks 8 community parks 136 neighborhood parks 5 sports complexes 105 miles of urban trails 160 miles of park trails 48 open space areas 2 public golf courses View Larger Map...

Garden of the Gods Google Reviews Park Website Fee: FREE Kiddos of all ages love Garden of the Gods.  Exploring new trails, climbing rocks and surveying a surreal landscape that feels like you are in the middle of a never-before-explored world,  always spells adventure. In whatever season you go and...

Hiking Trails Horsethief Park Trails Pike National Forest  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67. Drive 8 Miles near mile marker 61 until you see a closed railroad tunnel on the left hand side of the road. The...

Hiking Trails - Dome Rock Trail Mueller State Park and Wildlife Area  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67 towards Cripple Creek. Drive 5.0 miles. There will be the second gate marked "Mueller State Park". Turn right onto...

Hiking Trails - Florissant Fossil Bed Trails National Park Service  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, and Divide to Florissant. Turn south on Teller County 1. Go for 2 1/5 miles. You will pass by the Hornsbeck Homestead on your right. The Visitors Center...

Hiking Trails - Rampart Reservoir Pike National Forest  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, to Woodland Park. Turn right on Baldwin St. Right before McDonalds. This will turn into Rampart Range Road near the High School. Basically, follow Rampart Range Road and follow the signs to the...

Hiking Trails - Lovell Gulch Pike National Forest  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, to Woodland Park. Turn north on Teller County Road 22, Baldwin Rd right before McDonald's. Go north for 2.2 miles. The name changes to Rampart Range near the high school. The Lovell Gulch...

Hiking Trails - Manitou Lake Trail U.S. Forest Service  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park. Turn north on Hwy 67 towards Deckers. A bike trail begins at Kelly road in Woodland Park and follows Hwy 67 all the way to Lake Manitou Picnic Ground....

Hiking Trails - Crags Trail Pike National Forest  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67. Drive 4 Miles. The sign is in brown on the left hand side of the road and a bit low to the...

1) Water and/or Water Treatment Kit Plan on at least 32oz/1liter per person for a half-day hike. On hikes higher than 10,000 feet, bring twice that much because you breathe much harder and thus loose much more water at high altitudes. 2) Map and Compass With a map...

10 Items to Take on our Hike The Crags Dome Rock Horsethief Park Fossil Beds Rampart Reservoir Lovell Gulch Lake Manitou     ...

Places to Go The Broadmoor This world-famous resort sits on 3,000 acres at the foot of Cheyenne ...