Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods: Our most recommended tours and activities

Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods and Foothills Jeep Tour

1. Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods and Foothills Jeep Tour

Enjoy a Jeep ride in Colorado that will literally take your breath away. Marvel at the panoramic mountains, Colorado Springs, and other iconic sites as you enjoy a thrilling ride. Enjoy the Pikes Peak region on this historic sightseeing adventure. Get taken through time along the foothills of Pikes Peak by entertaining and informative cowboy guides, who will highlight the scenery and some of Colorado Springs’ most famous historical sights. Attractions include North Cheyenne Canyon, Helen Hunt Falls, the Shortline Railroad and its 100-year-old tunnels, Old Colorado City, Manitou Springs, and the spectacular red rock park Garden of the Gods.  In the open-air Jeeps, your photo opportunities are unobstructed. This tour is about 70% on paved roads and 30% on dirt and is offered year-round. Be sure to dress in layers with closed-toe shoes. Includes bottled water, sodas, light snacks, wool blankets, and the best cowboy Jeep guides in the west.

CO Springs: Private Garden of the Gods Guided E-Bike Tour

2. CO Springs: Private Garden of the Gods Guided E-Bike Tour

Follow your guide through the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs on an e-bike tour. Discover incredible natural rock formations like the Kissing Camels and cycle up to viewing points to observe the park in a panorama. Take the chance to walk into the garden and wander the trails. Drive past the Visitor's Center and make your way to the new parking lot to meet your friendly guide and group for the day. Have a brief introduction to using e-bikes and check over your route before setting off into the park. Follow the cycling paths that encircle and wind between the geological formations and admire the contrasting scenery of lush green grass and bright red rock. Approach the Kissing Camels and have time to get off your bike and explore the local area. Take pictures at different viewing points and immerse yourself in this fairytale-like world. There'll be time to relax and refuel at the Visitor Center or Trading Post before heading home.

From Denver: Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods Guided Tour

3. From Denver: Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods Guided Tour

Check out some of Colorado's most beautiful scenery on this full-day tour departing from Denver. See the stunning sandstone rock formations at the Garden of the Gods and head to the Pikes Peak Summit and take in views of Colorado Springs and the rest of the Rocky Mountain ranges Admire the variety of red, pink, and white sandstone formations as you explore the Garden of the Gods. Make the most of the scenic photo opportunities as you wonder at the beauty of these ancient geological formations. Be sure to check out the Balanced Rock and the Kissing Camels formations. Head to the Pikes Peak, the tallest mountain in the southern front range of the Rocky Mountains. As you stand at the summit, admire views of Colorado Springs and the rest of the Rocky Mountain range. With the right conditions, you can see for miles into the distance. Descend the mountain and continue the tour with a drive through Manitou Springs, a small resort town located to the west of Colorado Springs. Finally, finish up back in central Denver.

Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

4. Colorado Springs: Garden of the Gods Segway Tour

Experience one of nature's greatest treasures, the Garden of the Gods, on an exciting segway tour. Admire nature as you pass by Colorado sights such as Kissing Camels, Praying Hands, and Park Overlook, and learn about the history of the Old West. Enjoy unobscured views and a mellow pace to make the visit to the red rock park memorable. Watch as your guide points out exotic plant life, red-tailed hawks, eagles' nests, mule deer, big horn sheep, and numerous geologic formations and the unique caricatures hidden within them. Make several short stops, however; generally, stay on the Segway throughout the tour. Learn about the cultural history of the park and hear a variety of tall tales and true stories of the Old West and Colorado Springs. Be sure to dress in layers with closed-toe shoes. Your tour includes 'Cone Zone' safety training and the best guides in the west.

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What people are saying about Garden of the Gods

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 180 reviews

We had an awesome time with Prairie Dog as our guide. It was a memorable time we will keep for a lifetime. We we also treated very kind by the whole staff and even received help with our vehicle before heading home. Thanks again . Keith and Wendi Burch of Tx

Devon was amazing! We had a wonderful time. If you are choosing a way to see Garden of the Gods, this is the best. We saw everything at a relaxed pace and we learned so much about the unique landscape. Fabulous five star experience.

Devon provided the BEST experience for my son and I as we were in Colorado Springs on a college tour. It was such a beautiful tour, and we are grateful that we had Devon as our guide—very knowledgeable and fun!

Very nice trip seeing the sites in Colorado Springs. We saw the Garden of the Gods, some of the best restaurants in town, mountains and one of hotels Very pretty and informative drive

Most excellent guide & wonderful ride. Fully worth the cost. Highly recommend this tour.