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Red Rock Canyon

south of U.S. 24 near 31st St., base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
+1 719-385-5940
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You might not know driving past it . . .

But this is an amazing spot to take in an afternoon hike, and get yourself right, smack in the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Not for the casual hiker

We had trouble figuring out what paths to hike on because the trails were not clearly marked. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Barb K
Naperville, Illinois
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south of U.S. 24 near 31st St., base of Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
+1 719-385-5940
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Reviewed 3 days ago

But this is an amazing spot to take in an afternoon hike, and get yourself right, smack in the middle of some nature! Located just off highway 24, this is very accessible - which might make it easy to miss. But park your car and...More

Thank VegasAdventurer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had trouble figuring out what paths to hike on because the trails were not clearly marked. I couldn't find information on change in elevation, so I think we followed a trail that was too difficult for us. If you are looking for just one...More

Thank Barb K
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in the area and looking for something to do, this is a great location to burn some time. Not a necessity on the things to see list, basically a mini Garden of the Gods. The walking/biking trails are nice. The rock formations...More

Thank Shyanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice multi stage area with rocks, trails, formations and a small lake at the top of the hill. Very easy drive and walk to the lake from the parking area.

Thank freddombski
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice park. You can make hikes. The red rocks are beautifull. You can make nice photoshoots. The amfi has much events. Also a nice shop in the park.

Thank Christa V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here cause the wifey and kiddos have never been and it's so easily located and easy to get too. If you have not been here, this place offers quite a lot for the family to see and hike. Kiddos are 6 and 2 so...More

Thank Jr1685
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to hike one can go as far as they care to there's a lot of great rock formations to see bring water it can be hot.

Thank Cidney W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came out to walk around and enjoy the views. The paths are very well taken care of and it's such a pretty walk all around. This wasn't a planned stop on our vacation, but I'm glad we had some extra time to check this...More

Thank VLS82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The weather is great this time of year. The Red Rock amphitheater is huge. People go to take in the view and sound. There are people who walk the steps for exercise too. There is a small museum here. There are also some hiking trails...More

Thank Liz Everett W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was so fun! Great terrain and so diverse! A large lake in the middle of it and cliffs also! You could keep it easy or make your hike more difficult.

Thank Michelle W
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Jothish G
How long will it take to cover Red Rock Canyons?
23 May 2017|
Response from Kadambari S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jothish G, I'd say 5 to 6 hours tops with stopping in between, visiting the visitor Centre and stopping for some lunch. Hope this helps you. Regards.
Are there restrooms at the entrance only? Or, are there porta potties inside the park? Dumb question I know.. :)
12 May 2017|
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Response from JP K | Reviewed this property |
I only saw them at the entrance... but then I wasn't actually looking specifically for them - gut issues are no joke so that is not a dumb question! Don't let that stop you from enjoying a fabulous place. Heal your gut and... More
Well I've been to the extremely remote parts of southwestern Colorado where you do have to watch for bears and Cougars... What about on these hikes?
12 May 2017|
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Response from schuflies | Reviewed this property |
It is posable to have them any were I this area. But if you take the proper steps and make nose and no food you will never see them.