Colorado Springs Sports & Activities

A number of activities are available within an hour or two of Colorado Springs, including hot-air ballooning, white-water rafting, and access jeep tours. Riding in a jeep is one way to view the backcountry; a horseback ride on trails through meadows and along mountainsides is another.

Some of the best choices for hiking in this region are the Barr Trail, which heads up Pikes Peak (and is for hardy, well-conditioned hikers), and the array of trails in North Cheyenne Cañon Park.

Adventure Tours

Adventures Out West. This outfitter offers Jeep tours of Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs covering local sites like Garden of the Gods...

Golf

The Broadmoor Golf Club. The three courses here offer distinctly diverse challenges, in part because they travel over a variety of terrain...

Hiking

Pikes Peak Greenway Trail. This trail combines with the New Santa Fe Regional Trail for 35 miles of multisurface hiking and biking trails...

Horseback Riding

Academy Riding Stables. Trail rides, most notably through the Garden of the Gods, are offered here. 4 El Paso Blvd. , Colorado Springs...

Mountain Biking

Challenge Unlimited. For more than 25 years this outfitter has been leading bike tours throughout Colorado, including the daily 20-mile bike...

Running

Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon. Each summer during the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon hundreds run from Manitou Springs to the summit of Pikes...

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