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Play Like an Olympian

In Olympic City USA, you can play and train like an elite athlete with heart-pounding outdoor adventures.

Whether you love to hike, cycle, run or climb, you'll find Colorado Springs a superior training ground for unleashing your inner adventurer.

Head to Red Rock Canyon

On the west side of the city, multiple parks offer opportunities to satisfy your appetite for nature's most challenging terrains. Red Rock Canyon Open Space features miles of trails, rock climbing (with free permit), off-leash dog areas, cycle tracks and picnic pavilions, making it a beloved favorite of both locals and visitors. 

Hike Our Trails

For gentler hikes and incredible rock climbing (with free permit), the world-famous Garden of the Gods Park can't be beat. If you're hoping to catch a glimpse of waterfalls and experience unique trails, North Cheyenne Canon Park delivers in spades. 

Play Outdoors With Pikes Peak Views

On the east side of the city, Palmer Park mixes an off-leash dog park, ball fields, picnic areas and playgrounds with bouldering, hiking and mountain biking on trails with stunning views of the city and Pikes Peak - America's Mountain.

These parks are just a small sample of the wilderness that mingles with every side of the city. Get out and explore to start your next incredible adventure.

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Tour the Olympic & Paralympic Training Center

Find out what makes Colorado Springs "Olympic City USA."

Visit the place where Olympic & Paralympic dreams begin and talented athletes live and train.

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