Colorado Springs, Colorado: Garden of the Gods

Geological protuberance popular with hikers and climbers. Some rock formations have goofy names.
Address:
Gateway Rd, Colorado Springs, CO
Directions:
US Hwy 24 to N. 30th St. Visitor's center is east of the park. Gateway Rd leads west into the park.
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Garden of the Gods.

Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods.

[Campbell, 02/13/2010]

Geological protuberance popular with hikers and climbers. Some rock formations have goofy names -- Kissing Camels, Weeping Indian, etc. (all our knowledge on this comes from old postcards). Best rock name: Seal and Bear. It was originally named Seal Making Love To A Nun, but then the publicist who named it was fired.

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