Garden of the Gods Walking Tour

Garden of the Gods Park is the crown jewel of the Colorado Springs park system. There is no more awe inspiring city park in the country. But Garden of the Gods is much more than a pretty place to picnic. It is a cross section of natural and human history. Whether you're a long time local or a distant visitor this walking tour podcast has something for everyone. It's the perfect companion for a day in the park, and will lend you entertaining insights into the park's history, trails, wildlife and conservation.

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Garden of the Gods Park is the crown jewel of the Colorado Springs park system. There is no more awe inspiring city park in the country. But Garden of the Gods is much more than a pretty place to picnic. It is a cross section of natural and human history. Whether you're a long time local or a distant visitor this walking tour podcast has something for everyone. It's the perfect companion for a day in the park, and will lend you entertaining insights into the park's history, trails, wildlife and conservation.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2009-04-20 14:17
last episode published
2009-04-17 16:30
publication frequency
0.08 days
Contributors
City of Colorado Springs author  
Department of Public Communication, City of Colorado Springs owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
12
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Categories
Society & Culture Sports & Recreation Places & Travel History Outdoor

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
17.04.2009

Welcome to Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods is one of the most amazing parks in the country. It's drawn visitors from every corner of the world, and now it welcomes you!
City of Colorado Springs author
17.04.2009

Fragile Beauty

Garden of the Gods has stood for millions of years, but the ecology and geology of the garden is actually quite fragile. We need your help to preserve this special place for generations to come.
City of Colorado Springs author
17.04.2009

Trail Orientation

There's miles of trails in the garden offering everything from a strenuous hike to a casual stroll.
City of Colorado Springs author
17.04.2009

Geologic History

The red rock formations are the most striking aspect of Garden of the Gods. But how did they get there?
City of Colorado Springs author
17.04.2009

Dinosaurs!

Long before humans Dinosaurs roamed the red rocks of Garden of the Gods. In fact, the garden it's very own dinosaur named after it!
City of Colorado Springs author
17.04.2009

Human History

Several centuries of human history are evidenced in the garden. And at Rock Ledge Ranch near the entrance to the park you can interact with people from the last two centuries!
City of Colorado Springs author
17.04.2009

Origin of the Name

Many people wonder where the name for Garden of the Gods came from. Here's the story.
City of Colorado Springs author
16.04.2009

A City Park

Many people are surprised to find out that Garden of the Gods is a City park and not a national park.
City of Colorado Springs author
16.04.2009

Pikes Peak

The history of Garden of the Gods is linked with Pikes Peak, the majestic mountain that presides over the garden.
City of Colorado Springs author
16.04.2009

Garden Wildlife

Birds, bats, deer, big horn sheep and mountain lions. Garden of the Gods is home to many animals.
City of Colorado Springs author
16.04.2009

More To See and Do

This tour is just the beginning. Be sure to visit the Garden of the Gods Visitors Center to learn more about all that the Garden of the Gods has to offer.
City of Colorado Springs author
16.04.2009

Tour Map

Be sure to print out this map before you go so that you can find your way around. This map is also available at the Garden of the Gods Visitors Center
City of Colorado Springs author