BEST HIKES Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region offers over 1,000 miles of trails that thread through rocky canyons, explore soaring sandstone formations, climb high mountains, and traverse forests and open grasslands. HIKING Colorado Springs lets you discover our long views and glorious natural wonders on the best hikes around the city.
Our naturalist guides know the region’s best trails from easy to expert and can get you out hiking on your schedule. We customize your hiking trip to fit your schedule and the abilities of your group from easy nature hikes and barrier-free trails to longer backcountry hikes. Below are three of our most popular hiking areas at Garden of the Gods, Red Rock Canyon, and North Cheyenne Cañon, but there are lots of other trails in the Pikes Peak region, including those at Ute Valley Park, Palmer Park, Pulpit Rock Park, Cheyenne Mountain State Park, Mueller State Park, and many others. Call HIKING COLORADO SPRINGS and let us create a custom hiking adventure for you
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HIKING Garden of the Gods
The Garden of the Gods, rated one of the best and most beautiful city parks in the United States, offers excellent hiking adventures on 15 miles of trails that thread through soaring rock formations. The Garden of the Gods, a 3,300-acre Colorado Springs city parkland, is simply one of the best places anywhere for hiking.
HIKING COLORADO SPRINGS offers numerous guided hikes that explore the area’s diverse geology, which spans almost a billion years of earth history, and its unique ecosystems. We offer hikes for all abilities from a wheelchair-accessible hike on a paved trail to a detailed naturalist-led exploration of the entire park and its many features, formations, and wildlife. We also offer sunrise and sunset hikes to all the best photo spots in the park and catered lunch hikes, as well as scrambling and climbing adventures up the big rocks through our sister company FRONT RANGE CLIMBING COMPANY.
HIKING Red Rock Canyon Open Space
Red Rock Canyon, one of Colorado Springs’ largest and newest natural parklands, offers over 20 miles of hiking trails spread over 1,474 acres filled with intimate canyons, colorful sandstone fins and formations, scrub oak and pine woodlands, and a couple ponds.
Our HIKING COLORADO SPRINGS guides lead you to distant corners of the spacious park, describing the area’s colorful history from the Ute Indians to its 19th-century stone quarries as well as Red Rock’s pristine natural plant communities and animal habitats. The park, nestled against the Front Range mountains, offers long views of the Garden of the Gods and snowcapped Pikes Peak. Red Rock Canyon gives great hikes for larger groups, athletic teams, and Scout troops. Come and hike Red Rock’s hogbacks and hollows with us for a two-hour trek or a full-day exploration.
HIKING North Cheyenne Cañon
North Cheyenne Cañon, a Colorado Springs’ city park, is a gorgeous cliff-lined gorge floored by a tumbling creek and access road. The popular canyon is laced with excellent trails that climb peaks like Mount Cutler, explore secret side-canyons, and find trickling seeps on granite slabs.
HIKING COLORADO SPRINGS offers you lots of mountain adventures in North Cheyenne Cañon on the southwest edge of the city and close to The Broadmoor Hotel. A popular hike is up Mount Cutler to a couple expansive viewpoints that overlook the city and distant prairie. Another is the Columbine Trail, which winds below sharp cliffs, dips into quiet vales, and finishes at Helen Hunt Falls. Beyond the canyon tower forested mountains and lots of trails on public lands. Give us a call and let’s have a great adventure!