Top 10 Outdoor Things to do in Colorado Springs

Real Estate Agent with Bristlecone Realty Group

Top 10 Outdoor Things to do in Colorado Springs

With spring and summer just around the corner, you'll find Colorado Springs to be a mecca for almost every kind of sport enthusiast. You'll want to know what the Top 10 things to do are:

10. Hiking trails alongside the numerous, always beautiful waterfalls at Cheyenne Canyon.

9. Red Rock Canyon is a favorite amongst the mountain biker community.

8. Cave of the Winds - a great way to cool off on a hot summer day.

USAFA Chapel7. Take a walking tour of the beautiful United States Air Force Academy - you can catch a glimpse of the basic trainees who arrive every June.

6. USAFA's Falcon Trail boasts 12 miles of stunning Rocky mountain  single track trail riding which connects to numerous other paths including the

5. Santa Fe Trail, a scenic, maintained 30 mile route from Colorado Springs to Palmer Lake.  There are plenty of places to take a break along the way.

4. Ride the Cog Railway up to Pikes Peak from Manitou Springs - the views are spectacular.

3. While in Manitou, climb the Incline and then descend on the Barr Trail ( some consider it bad form to descend the incline.)

2. Battlefield Colorado is a family adventure. Imagine using military style laser tag toy weapons with airsoft and paintball combined.

1. Rock Climbing. The number one of top 10 Outdoor things to do in Colorado Springs has to be Sport, Traditional and Aid rock climbing, as well as the Bouldering routes which abound at the majestic Garden of the Gods.

The Gorgeous Santa Fe Trail

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Teresa Lansford - MBA,GRI,SFR,REALTOR
Sellstate Alliance
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David Spencer
Keller Williams Northland - Kansas City, MO
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I do like Colorado Springs, but it occasionally has a water problem. We have lots of water in Chicago, but if you see a hill its a trash dump.

Apr 10, 2013 12:16 PM #1
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

Colorado Springs is beautiful.  Spring is the perfect time to enjoy all of the things that Colorado springs has to offer.

Apr 10, 2013 12:32 PM #2
Kim Logan
Kim Logan - Keller Williams Lake Oconee Realty

I've been to Colrado Springs in the winter, but not in the spring.  Looks like fun!

Apr 10, 2013 01:22 PM #3
Teresa Lansford, MBA, GRI, MRP,SFR,ASN
Bristlecone Realty Group - Colorado Springs, CO
Your Pikes Peak Real Estate Partner

Sunday I was showing property, and wearing sandals. Yesterday the high was 13 degrees! Gotta luv it!

Apr 10, 2013 02:24 PM #4
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