Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center
Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center


American Flag Pole
1805 N. 30th St.

Gather outside of the visitor center around the flag pole on the northside of the building.


May 11 2024


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm



Mother’s Day Hike

“Generations in Stone”

Join us for a special Mother’s Day celebration hike at Garden of the Gods Park, where we’ll explore the rich history of early local families intertwined with the geological wonders of this iconic landscape.

Set against the backdrop of towering sandstone formations and breathtaking vistas, Generations in Stone offers a unique opportunity to connect with the natural beauty of the park while honoring the families who have cherished this land.

On this gentle hike, we will delve into the fascinating geology of Garden of the Gods, learning about the forces that shaped the landscape over millions of years and gaining a deeper appreciation for the natural wonders that surround us. Uncover the stories of the park’s geological formations and discover hidden treasures of our history within in the stone formations. Gather around as we share tales of the families who first settled in the shadow of the red rocks, weaving together narratives of resilience, perseverance, and the enduring bonds of family.

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend in a truly unforgettable way at Garden of the Gods Park, where the timeless beauty of nature intertwines with the enduring stories of our families. Join us for Generations in Stone and create cherished memories that will resonate for generations to come.

Your participation in this special hike supports a worthy cause – all proceeds benefit the Garden of the Gods Foundation, guardians of this National Natural Landmark, who have generously donated over $6 million to preserve and maintain the Garden of the Gods Park. Every step you take helps preserve and maintain the park for future generations to enjoy!

  • This program includes a 90-minute guided hike
  • Dress for the weather, bring water, and wear appropriate footwear.
  • Tickets are sold on a first come-first-serve basis.
  • Pre-Registration Required
  • No Refunds.
  • If you have any questions about this program, please email