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The Garden Of The Gods

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Object Title: The Garden Of The Gods

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Page By: ArankaP

Created/Edited: Jan 27, 2010 / May 8, 2012

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The Garden Of The Gods

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Directions: From Denver follow 1-25 S,Take exit 145 for CO-38 E/Fillmore St and turn right at W Fillmore St, Continue onto Fontmore Rd, then right at N 30th St.

Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center is open from 9 am to 5 pm in the winter months and 8 am to 8 pm Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
Both the Park and Visitor Center are Free and open to the public.
Free trail maps are available at the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center information desk.

Here you can find numerous trails for hiking, walking, mountain biking and horseback riding

Hiking

 
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There are 15 miles of trails to explore in the Garden of the Gods.

PERKINS CENTRAL GARDEN TRAIL - 1 1/2 mile roundtrip over a concrete foot path. This loop is the main loop of the Park at the base of the highest rock formations.

RIDGE TRAIL - 1/2 mile loop.

SIAMESE TWINS TRAIL - is a 1 mile round trip.

CHAMBERS/BRETAG/PALMER TRAIL - 3 miles circle with less than a 250 foot rise, circling the entire Park.

SCOTSMAN/BUCKSKIN CHARLIE TRAIL - loops through the Park.

Rock climbing and bouldering

 
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Rock climbing is permitted staying on established climbing routes, with an annual permit obtained at the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center. The only requirements are reading and following the rules, using proper equipment and climbing with a partner. The use of chalk is not allowed in the park, only approved substitutes may be used as eco-chalk.




































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EricChuDear Aranka,

EricChu

Voted 10/10

you took my breath away with these images of yours!
Posted Jan 27, 2010 2:46 pm

ArankaPRe: Dear Aranka,

ArankaP

Hasn't voted

Thank you it is nice to see you here. You have a beautiful photos as well. Wish you good luck in your adventure.
Posted Jan 27, 2010 3:40 pm

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