Introducing The Visitor & Nature Center’s New Director!

The turn of the new year is always an exciting time: the holidays, new beginnings, resolutions to conquer, and so many opportunities await! Here at the Visitor & Nature Center, we have some excitement of our own to share, and that starts with us welcoming our new Director of Operations, Tracy Goodwin! With a passion…

Thank You, Snook!

After 29 years of serving the City of Colorado Springs, our beloved Park Ranger, Bernard “Snook” Cipoletti retires this month, and we cannot begin to express how grateful we are for his kindness, humor, mentorship, and dedication to the Garden of the Gods. For 15 years, Snook worked with the Colorado Springs Forestry Department as…

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Fall Festivities & A Feature From Fodor’s!

Another Awesome Shout-Out! As if this year couldn’t get any better, our incredible Garden of the Gods Park has been recognized by yet another renowned travel outlet! That’s right: the travel experts over at Fodors, a world-class travel and tourism organization based out of New York city has nominated us as one of the “25…

Colorado Springs ranked in the Top 10 “Emerging Destinations” list

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – Colorado Springs has earned the number 7 spot in TripAdvisor’s list ranking the top 25 emerging destinations in the world. It was part of TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best 2021 ranking. The list is published annually and uses reviews, ratings, and saves from travelers worldwide to “spotlight the…

Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center wins Prism Award

Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center in Colorado Springs was among three organizations statewide to receive Prism Awards Friday from the Colorado Institute for Social Impact. The center received a Prism Award for Social Impact Business of the Year for southern Colorado, EarthHero in Boulder received a similar award for northern Colorado and…