Spot Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep

Colorado’s state mammal, the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, can be viewed in its natural habitat. Found only in the Rockies, they’re known for impeccable climbing skills and massive curved horns. Don’t miss the annual Bighorn Sheep Day.

Garden of the Gods Park

The geological gem frquented by more than 2 million annual visitors is home to the most well-known bighorn herd in Colorado Springs. Often, trail walkers will see rams battling or ewes jumping some of the fences. The neabry Visitor & Nature Center celebrates the mammal each February.

Glen Eyrie Castle

If the herd isn't roaming Garden of the Gods, they'll more than likely be found on the lawns of Glen Eyrie Castle next door. Stay overinght at the castle or spend a few hours touring and you'll be sure to spot them.

Pikes Peak

Drive the winding curves up Pikes Peak Highway and make a few friends along the way. From mountain goats and marmots, Bighorn also call the drive home.

Arkansas River

Bighorn Sheep Canyon is the ideal place to grab a glimpse of these horned residents located on U.S> Highway 50 between Canon CIty and Salida.