Take the Fun Outside
Get into nature and have some fun at one of our many parks around the area! Below are just a few ideas of fun things to do, but check out El Paso County’s Parks and Rec website for more information before you head out to play.
Trails and Hiking
For active folks who love hiking, there are 21 miles of trails to explore in the Garden of the Gods! Explore the park on your own or take one of the free guided walks from the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center.
Go Fly a Kite
This is a perfect time to get outside and fly a kite! Find an open space and have some fun. There are some awesome kites for purchase online – or, get creative and make your own!
Have a Picnic
Picnics are always a great way to relax and enjoy the fresh air. Pack a blanket and some of your favorite snacks and drinks in a backpack or basket. Keep it simple. Here is a list of picnic areas worth exploring: https://www.visitcos.com/things-to-do/outdoors/picnic-areas/.
Check out local information for the parks and open spaces around El Paso County and make a plan before you venture out and enjoy some fresh air fun!