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Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center


Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center


Mesa Overlook

Located on the North End of Mesa Road. This is a small parking area with an high vantage point of the Garden of the Gods Park, Pikes Peak, and Glen Erie. Parking is free but limited.


Sep 03 2022


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Plein and Simple

Learn to paint “plein air” with local artist, Tyler Dixon. Plein air painting is the act of painting outdoors what you are currently looking at! Tyler, a seasoned art instructor, will take you through the process, step by step. Showing you the techniques and colors needed to create your own masterpiece of Garden of the Gods. Meet at the Mesa Overlook where Tyler will have all of the materials ready for you!

This event is sponsored by

Credit Union of Colorado

  • Tickets are sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.
  • No Refunds.
  • If you, or someone you are registering for, are under 18, a resident of El Paso County, and were affect by the COVID-19 pandemic you are qualified for free registrations. Please follow this link to register for the program: Community Impact Grant Registration
  • If you have any questions about this program, please email
  • If registration is closed, stop by the Information Desk the day of the event to see if there are still spots open for the program

Delay Notification

Due to poor road/travel conditions the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center will open 2 hours late at 11am, Monday January 30th