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Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center

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What people say

"👨‍🦽Most people know about this one, but I think it's worth mentioning. Most of this entire park is ADA accessible. It might be the most accessible park in Colorado. Most of the trails are beginner-level with low elevation gain. You'll be looking at cool rock formations everywhere. I wouldn't really go for sunrise, but it's awesome for sunset because you get amazing views of Pike's Peak since it's not too far away. A lot of people don't know that you can get a lot of wildlife sightings here too. That might be the only reason to come at sunrise because you might be able to catch bighorn sheep. You also can see bears, lynx, bobcats, and all types of wildlife. If you have kids or care about history at all, the visitors center is really cool here. It's one of my favorites. It has a nice map that points out the peaks so you can tell what you're looking at. The Kissing Camels Trail is the most popular trail here, but it's definitely not my favorite. My favorite trail has a view of the entire park that doesn't require any rock climbing. It's kind of at the end of the park. It might have been called the Scotsman Trail. "
"With its towering rock formations, captivating scenery, and diverse activities, the Garden of the Gods promises an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. So, pack your bags, lace up your shoes, and get ready to be awestruck by this geological wonderland!"
"Try to arrive earlier during peak seasons because the main parking lot only has 200 spots. There is overflow parking but considering it's free this is a hot spot for tourists and locals to visit. "

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