The Garden of the Gods is a National Natural Landmark located within the City of Colorado Springs and managed by the City’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services. With nearly 2 million visitors each year, Garden of the Gods is one of top destinations in the Western United States. Recently it was honored as the second most popular park in the country and third most popular park in the world! Garden of the Gods can be accessed from the south east or north. There are 15 miles of trail including 1.5 miles of paved trail off the main parking lot on the north side of the park. The Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center offers free admission with exhibits and displays explaining the history of the park. Visit their website at www.gardenofgods.com.