Outdoor Activities in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is just minutes away from so many state parks, reserves, and open spaces, and within a few hours of ski resorts and 14ers. There are so many outdoor activities in Colorado Springs, you’ll find places to climb, hike, and bike, including but not limited to Garden of the Gods, Cheyenne Canyon, and Red Rocks Open Space.  Looking for something a little more relaxed? You can find plenty of family-friendly parks such as Bear Creek, Palmer Park, and Cheyenne Meadows. 

Colorado Springs is home to the beautiful Front Range and is full of hiking trails for everyone to enjoy. Nestled up against the Rockies, people here can enjoy the outdoors at any point in the year as the weather permits. There are activities for those who are just getting into the Colorado adventure lifestyle. No matter how much (or little) experience you have when it comes to outdoor activities in Colorado Springs, we can promise you’ll find your next adventure!

Popular trails near Colorado Springs

  • Fountain Creek Trail – Fountain
  • Barr Trail – Manitou Springs
  • Seven Bridges – Cheyenne Canyon
  • Mt. Herman Trail – Monument
  • Helen Hunt Falls – Cheyenne Canyon
  • Intemann Trail – Manitou Springs
  • Pancake Rocks Trail – Woodland Park

Popular fishing near Colorado Springs

  • Elevenmile Canyon – Lake George
  • Upper Palmer Lake – Woodland Park
  • Lower Palmer Lake – Colorado Springs
  • Monument Lake – Monument
  • The Dream Stream – Lake George

Popular camping near Colorado Springs

  • Cheyenne Mountain State Park – Colorado Springs
  • Meadow Ridge Campground – Woodland Park
  • Happy Meadows Campground – Lake George
  • Peak View Campground – Divide
  • Colorado Heights Camping Resort – Monument

Popular biking routes near Colorado Springs

  • Pikes Peak – Colorado Springs
  • Bear Creek Canyon Loop – Morrision
  • Black Forest Section 16 Trail – Black Forest
  • Cheyenne Mountain State Park – Colorado Springs
  • Garden of the Gods: Ute Trail – Colorado Springs
  • Palmer Park Loop – Colorado Springs
  • Pancake Rocks Trail – Cripple Creek
  • Rampart Reservoir – Woodland Park 

Popular climbing routes near Colorado Springs

  • The Cube Problem – Ute Valley Park
  • North Ridge – Garden of the Gods
  • Crack Parallel – N Cheyenne Canyon
  • Crescent Corner – Garden of the Gods
  • Solar Flare – Red Rocks Canyon Open Space
  • Re-Thinking the Ethics – Red Rocks Canyon Open Space
  • The Ripple Effect – Red Rocks Canyon Open Space
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