Garden of the Gods Walking Tour
By City of Colorado Springs
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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.
||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!||17 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||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.||17 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Trail Orientation||There's miles of trails in the garden offering everything from a strenuous hike to a casual stroll.||17 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Geologic History||The red rock formations are the most striking aspect of Garden of the Gods. But how did they get there?||17 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||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!||17 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||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!||17 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Origin of the Name||Many people wonder where the name for Garden of the Gods came from. Here's the story.||17 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||A City Park||Many people are surprised to find out that Garden of the Gods is a City park and not a national park.||16 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Pikes Peak||The history of Garden of the Gods is linked with Pikes Peak, the majestic mountain that presides over the garden.||16 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Garden Wildlife||Birds, bats, deer, big horn sheep and mountain lions. Garden of the Gods is home to many animals.||16 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||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.||16 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||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||16 4 2009||Free||View In iTunes|