Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center
The world-famous Garden of the Gods Park is a registered National Natural Landmark with 1,323 acres of stunning wildlife, dozens of hiking trails, and unforgettable views. No trip to Colorado is complete without seeing Pikes Peak nestled between the Park’s gorgeous red rocks!
Before exploring the Garden of the Gods Park, stop by the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center to learn all about the park and how those red rocks got there! Everything you learn at the Visitor & Nature Center will help to deepen your appreciation of this one-of-a-kind landscape. Our Geo-Trekker Theater hosts showings of our exciting informational film every 20 minutes!
The Visitor & Nature Center offers maps for visitors, family-friendly programs, daily guided nature walks, and an interactive exhibit hall for guests to explore for free. Get adventurous with our guided tours, including open-air Jeep tours, 1909 Trolley tour, rock climbing excursions, and e-bike and Segway tours!
Some of the most iconic views of the Garden of the Gods Park are accessible right from the Visitor & Nature Center’s second-floor terrace, which spans the entire front of the building. You’ll see the beauty of the Front Range as Pikes Peak is framed by the foothills and the red sandstone of the park.
Stop into our award-winning gift shop for all your souvenir essentials, and visit the Gateway Café which offers delicious meals, tasty Caribou Coffee, and homemade pretzels with an unbeatable view!
You can feel good about every dollar spent in the Visitor & Nature Center, as every purchase you make helps to support the preservation and maintenance of the Garden of the Gods Park. Over the past 27 years, over $5.3 Million dollars have been donated to the park through the Garden of the Gods Foundation!
Reservations: Reservations Not Needed
AccessibilityThe Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center is ADA compliant and wheelchair accessible with a paved parking lot with accessible parking spaces and sidewalk leading up to the building. The Visitor Center has an exterior ramp and interior elevator access to all floors. Automatic door entrances and accessible restroom stalls. Free audio tours of the park are available with the TravelStorys App. Service dogs are permitted. The Visitor Center offers free wheelchair rentals on a first come, first-serve basis. <br /> <br /> There are also accessible parking spaces at the main parking lot in the Garden of the Gods Park, and an additional designated accessible parking area in lot 4. The trails from these lots into the Central Garden are paved and provide access for up-close viewing and photographs.
- Live Entertainment
- Gift Shop
- Patio Dining
- Restaurant(s) On Site
- ADA Compliant
- Family/Kid Friendly
- Group Discount
- Group Friendly
- American Express
- Travelers Check
- Some Pet Restrictions
Valid Mar 06, 2014 — Dec 31, 2025
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