Deb Acord

Colorado Springs

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  1. Pueblo Greenway

    Colorado Springs

    The centerpiece of Lake Pueblo State Park, the Pueblo Greenway is a great place to enjoy a ride or run.

  2. Garden of the Gods Cycling

    Colorado Springs

    Stunning red sandstone walls frame this city park's nice roads, which seem specifically designed for bicycles.

  3. Pikes Peak Highway

    Colorado Springs

    The views (and the ride) will take your breath away; a ride of epic proportions.

  4. Squirrel Creek Road

    Colorado Springs

    A favorite of a local cycling group, this ride starts near Fort Carson.

  5. Royal Gorge

    Colorado Springs

    The Royal Gorge is a steep and deep canyon carved by the Arkansas River near Canon City. The Arkansas River has more whitewater than any other river in Colorado, with the Royal Gorge offering class III-IV thrills through the canyon.

  6. Salida Playpark

    Colorado Springs

    Salida residents don’t only have the mountains as their playground; they also have the Arkansas River, which runs through downtown Salida. The river is dam-controlled, and can run as high as 6,000 cfs.

  7. Pueblo Whitewater Park

    Colorado Springs

    The Arkansas River is part of Pueblo’s downtown identity, and the Whitewater Park is located in downtown, within walking distance of shops and restaurants in the Historic Downtown District. The park features eight drops over a half-mile stretch.

  8. Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area

    Colorado Springs

    This recreation area is one of the most popular whitewater destinations in the nation. For 150-miles, this gorgeous river carves its way through some of Colorado's most impressive mountains.

  9. The Numbers

    Colorado Springs

    This is the ultimate Arkansas River trip, offering steep drops, technical sections and tight channels on advanced class IV-V rapids near Buena Vista.

  10. North Slope Recreation Area

    Colorado Springs

    This cold water reservoir is a great place to enjoy flat water paddling with gorgeous scenery surrounding you in every direction.

  11. Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center

    Colorado Springs

    The Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center offers flat water paddling clinics on the Trout Creek Reservoir, a very friendly and peaceful body of water perfect for learning.

  12. Eleven Mile State Park and Eleven Mile Canyon

    Colorado Springs

    Eleven Mile State Park has a little bit of everything: a massive reservoir with great fishing and paddling, wide-open spaces for camping, and granite domes in the nearby canyon for climbing.

  13. Manitou Lake Recreation Area

    Colorado Springs

    The reservoir that is the centerpiece of this popular fishing and picnicking area is small – five acres – but it’s perfect for a little serene paddling.

  14. The Crags Campground

    Colorado Springs

    A local's favorite with creekside sites or secluded primitive spots in the backcountry.

  15. Lost Creek Wilderness

    Colorado Springs

    Lost Creek Wilderness features 130-miles of trails and TONS of outdoor recreation opportunities.

  16. Mueller State Park

    Colorado Springs

    A standout in the Colorado state parks system, Mueller offers spacious campsites to suit a variety of camping needs - some have electrical hookups, and others are strictly walk-in.

  17. Spruce Grove Campground

    Colorado Springs

    Just off the winding Tarry all Road northwest of Colorado Springs, Spruce Grove borders the Lost Creek Wilderness, with campsites tucked in between outcroppings of the signature Pikes Peak granite knobs and slabs.

  18. Cheyenne Canyon

    Colorado Springs

    North Cheyenne Canyon is a narrow canyon is home to some of the oldest climbing routes in the Pikes Peak region.

  19. South Platte and Staunton State Park

    Colorado Springs

    Granite, roadside

  20. Ellingwood Chimney

    Colorado Springs

    Robert Ellingwood was one of the most important climbers in the 20th century, so it’s only fitting to find a route in the storied South Platte area named after him. Ellingwood Chimney (now a 5.8), on the west face of Bisop Rock, was considered one of the most difficult climbs in the country when Robert Ellingwood climbed it in 1924.

  21. Big Rock Candy Mountain

    Colorado Springs

    The sport climbing at Big Rock is as sweet as candy.

  22. Tenney Crags

    Colorado Springs

    Alpine thrills close to home

  23. Greenland Open Space Trail

    Colorado Springs

    Greenland Open Space is a 3,000-acre stretch of meadows and foothills between Castle Rock and Colorado Springs, on the west side of I-25.

  24. Intemann Trail

    Colorado Springs

    Ask hikers to name a trail that begins in Manitou Springs, and most will probably say Barr Trail, the popular path that takes hikers to the summit of 14,115-foot Pikes Peak. Locals, however, might name a smaller, less famous trail that has been a labor of love for volunteer trail builders since 1987.

  25. The Incline

    Colorado Springs

    Probably the most revered (and feared) trail in the Pikes Peak region, the Incline is also one of the most popular. Gaining 2,000 feet in 3/4ths of a mile, it follows the old rail bed of the Incline Railroad, a popular tourist attraction until it was closed by a rock slide in 1990.