Do you like to go on nature walks, hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding, road biking and technical rock climbing? Start planning a trip to Colorado Spring, Colorado, USA.
You must come to the Garden of the Gods a 1334.64-acre National Natural Landmark where there towering red rock formations come alive.
The Garden of the Gods park was given to the city of Colorado Springs in 1909 by the children of railroad magnate Charles Elliot Perkins, in fulfillment of his wish that it be kept forever open and free to the public.
The Garden of the Gods’ red rock formations were created during a geological upheaval along a natural fault line millions of years ago.
Archaeological evidence shows that prehistoric people visited Garden of the Gods about 1330 BC.
There are more than 15 miles of trails with a 1.5-mile trail running through the heart of the park that is paved and wheelchair accessible.
The massive rocks are brilliant colors ranging from white, mild orange and rich reds. The rocks had different shapes: toppled, overturned, stood-up, pushed around and slanted. It is a magical, peaceful and therapeutic spending time in this park.
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Bring your binoculars to spot the wildlife. Sometimes you get lucky, and the wildlife sit right next to you as you are having a picnic in these striking and memorable sandstone formations.
If you are ever in Colorado Springs, this is a must stop, add it to your bucket list.