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Discover the natural beauty and history of Colorado’s famed park when you stay at our hotel near Garden of the Gods. Come see the Balanced Rock and Three Graces formations and hike through ancestral mountain ranges and ancient seabeds! Bike through the park to fully appreciate the stark contrast between North American plains and mountains. Sleep well and wake refreshed for another hike when you choose our lodgings near Garden of the Gods.
Colorado Springs’ most visited park boasts 15 miles of hiking trails and unusual rock formations that attract many rock climbers. The Perkins Central Garden Trail is one and a half miles long and paved for wheelchair and stroller accessibility. There’s something for everyone to enjoy at the Garden of the Gods!
Go it alone, or use the park’s extensive tour options to access hard-to-reach spots in an open-air jeep. Guided tours explain the rock formations and geologic history. Monthly Adventure Programs provide special events and educational experiences, like hiking while hunting for edible plants, introductions to rock climbing, kid-friendly programming, and more.
One of the amazing facts about the geologic formation of the Rocky Mountains is that the sandstone, conglomerates, and limestone deposits originally formed horizontally, but have been tilted into fins by immense forces that uplifted the mountains over time.
Hike through the famous red rock formations, and discover the different hues of pink and white in the sandstone and limestone formations!
Millions of years ago, the rocks formed because of the upheavals in the earth’s surface and erosion. The Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center shows a high-definition 15-minute video on the geologic wonders and formation of the park that is worth seeing!
While at the center, tour interactive exhibits and learn more about this registered National Natural Landmark. Eat your lunch at the glass-enclosed café and enjoy the view of Colorado’s most photographed skyline.
The Garden of the Gods is 6,400 feet above sea level.
To avoid altitude sickness, bring an additional bottle of water from our hotel near the Garden of the Gods to drink as your body will dehydrate more quickly, and avoid strenuous exercise on your first day in Colorado Springs.
Relax at our hotel near Garden of the Gods to allow your body to adjust to the altitude and then get outside to enjoy the fresh mountain air!