Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center Awards

2000 Clean Air Campaign
1998 Clean Air Campaign for Propane Powered Vehicle
1997 Springs Area Beautiful Association Xeriscape Category
1995 The Partnership for Community Design
1994 Pikes Peak Advertising Federation


Garden of the Gods Foundation Awards

2008 Stuart P. Dodge Award from Palmer Land Trust


Garden of the Gods Park Awards

2011 Top 10 Public Spaces in America (APA) read more
2011 Best of Colorado Springs for Recreation Services
2010 Best of Colorado Springs for Recreation Services
2009 Best of Colorado Springs for Recreation Services


Time to Other Sites from the Visitor Center

  • Air Force Academy — 20 mins
  • Broadmoor Hotel — 20 mins
  • Cripple Creek — 50 mins
  • Denver — 60 mins
  • Downtown — 10 mins
  • Olympic Training Center — 15 mins
  • Pikes Peak Cog Railway — 15 mins
  • Royal Gorge Bridge — 60 mins
  • Seven Falls — 20 mins


Visitor Information

For a FREE official visitors guide to Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region call or write:
Colorado Convention & Visitors Bureau
515 S. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903


For information about vacationing in the state of Colorado, or to obtain a FREE official state vacation guide call:
1-800-COLORADO or visit


Check out these other websites for Colorado Springs and the surrounding area:

Colorado Springs Seven Falls – "The Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado!"

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