Garden of the Gods

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Garden of the Gods: Our most recommended tours and activities

Foothills & Garden of the Gods: Jeep Tour

1. Foothills & Garden of the Gods: Jeep Tour

Enjoy the Pikes Peak region on this historic sightseeing adventure. Get taken through time along the foothills of Pikes Peak by entertaining and informative cowboy guides, who will highlight the scenery and some of Colorado Springs’ most famous historical sights. Attractions include North Cheyenne Canyon, Helen Hunt Falls, the Shortline Railroad and its 100-year-old tunnels, Old Colorado City, Manitou Springs, and the spectacular red rock park Garden of the Gods.  In the open-air Jeeps, your photo opportunities are unobstructed. This tour is about 70% on paved roads and 30% on dirt and is offered year-round. Be sure to dress in layers with closed-toe shoes. Includes bottled water, sodas, light snacks, wool blankets, and the best cowboy Jeep guides in the west.

Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

2. Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

Experience one of nature's greatest treasures, the Garden of the Gods, on an exciting Segway Tour. Admire the Colorado sights such as Kissing Camels, Praying Hands, and Park Overlook. Enjoy unobscured views and a mellow pace to make the visit to the red rock park memorable. Watch as your guide points out exotic plant life, red-tailed hawks, eagles' nests, mule deer, big horn sheep, and numerous geologic formations and the unique caricatures hidden within them. Make several short stops, however; generally, stay on the Segway throughout the tour. Learn about the cultural history of the park and hear a variety of tall tales and true stories of the Old West and Colorado Springs. Be sure to dress in layers with closed-toe shoes. Your tour includes 'Cone Zone' safety training and the best guides in the west.

Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Immersive Hike

3. Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Immersive Hike

Embark on an adventure through this outstanding natural landmark. Enjoy a moderate guided hike and encounter these famous rock formations away from the normal tourist trail. Meet at the Garden of the Gods entrance sign for an immersive hike through the Garden of the Gods. First pause to take your photo against the famous entire park backdrop. Embark on the easy and convenient trails through the central Garden in the company of your expert guide. Learn about the history and fascinating geology of the park, and some fun facts about the formations. Explore the less-traveled side trails. See some of the hidden park features not typically seen by visitors. Marvel at the stunning views and amazing red rock formations.

Colorado Springs: Garden of The Gods Hiking Tour

4. Colorado Springs: Garden of The Gods Hiking Tour

Meet at the Garden of the Gods entrance sign and begin this stunning but easy hike in the central park. First, have your photo taken with the entire park as a backdrop. Then, begin your journey through the beautiful trails of the Garden of the Gods and enjoy the most stunning views and red rock formations. Keep your eyes open for wildlife such as deer, hawks, and rock climbers. Learn about the history and fascinating geology of the garden from your knowledgeable guide along with facts about local plants and the Native Americans for whom this land is sacred. These relatively easy trails are perfect for any ability level. During your hike, you'll also be provided with tips on other destinations and useful information for your future hiking adventures.

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What people are saying about Garden of the Gods

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 115 reviews

Zach, our tour guide, took his time to make sure we as first time Segway riders were comfortable riding before we set out on our adventure. He was knowledgeable and answered all of our questions.

Very enjoyable, lots of historical information. Very nice and friendly guide. Our guide was Rock Eagle, he was great. We were amazed at how much he knows about the area

Amazing tour!! Tumbleweed was the best tour guide. He ensured we were comfortable and had a great time.

Our Guide was knowledgeable and did a great job! Went over and above our expectations.

We had a great time! Worth the time and money. Prairie dog was awesome!