Youth Activities

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Parks - Free

Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas have many beautiful parks for fun, free activities!

Acacia Park
America The Beautiful Park
Bear Creek Regional Park
Garden of the Gods
Helen Hunt Falls
Memorial Park
Monument Valley Park
N. Cheyenne Cañon Park
Paint Mines Interpretive Park
Palmer Park
Prospect Lake at Memorial Park (charges for water activities)
Pulpit Rock Park
Quail Lake (charges for water activities)
Red Rock Canyon Open Space


Parks - Entrance Fee

State Park fees are typically around $10 per vehicle. For more State parks, please visit Colorado Parks & Wildlife.

Barr Lake (Denver)
Castlewood Canyon
Chatfield (Denver)
Cherry Creek (Denver)
Cheyenne Mountain State Park
Eldorado Canyon (Denver)
Eleven Mile State Park (Teller County)
Golden Gate Canyon (Denver)
Lake Pueblo (Pueblo)
Mueller State Park (Teller County)
Roxborough (Denver)
Staunton (Denver)




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4th Infantry Division Museum (On base, must plan in advance)
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
Old Colorado City Historical Society and History Center
Penrose Heritage Museum
Peterson Air and Space Museum (On base, must plan in advance)
The Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum
Williams Fire Museum

Paid Admission
Dinosaur Resource Center (Ages 13+ $13, Kids $9)
Ghost Town Museum (Adults $8.50, Kids $5.50)
Manitou Cliff Dwellings (Ages 12+ $12.75, Kids $11)
May Natural History Museum (Bug Museum) (Adults $12, Kids $9)
McAllister House Museum (Adults $7, Kids $3)
Miramont Castle Museum (Adults $10, Kids $10)
Money Museum ($8, 12 and under free)
The Michael Garman Museum and Gallery (Adults $8, Kids $5)
National Museum of WWII Aviation (Adults $17, Kids $13 in advance)
ProRodeo Hall of Fame (Adults $10, Kids $7)
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum (Adults $10, under 7 free)
Rock Ledge Ranch (Adults $8, Kids $4)
Space Foundation Discovery Center (Adults $10, Kids $5)
US Olympics and Paralympics Museum (Adults $28, Kids $16 on Value Days)
Western Museum of Mining and Industry (Adult $12, Kids $8)
World Figure Skating Museum (Ages 12+ $10, Kids $5)


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Miscellaneous Activities

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Teller County




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Denver Area