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North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center

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This is fun place to visit or go every week!

When we moved to the springs, we went to 7 falls and paid $$. Though it was fun and a fun... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Exploration137624
Beautiful view of the falls

Helen Hunt Falls is a scenic wonder no matter the time of year. The park provides a great setting... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we moved to the springs, we went to 7 falls and paid $$. Though it was fun and a fun experience, we loved going to this park better. First of all, it's free!! Also, you can continue up the mountain and circle around by...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Exploration137624
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Helen Hunt Falls is a scenic wonder no matter the time of year. The park provides a great setting for longer hikes or roads that drivers can take directly to the falls. The road is very narrow due to being on the side of a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Q8022KCmichellem
Reviewed 31 October 2018

When General William Jackson Palmer, the founder of Colorado Springs, Colorado, donated land to establish parks in and around the city, the 1,270 acres he donated for North Cheyenne Canon Park included Silver Cascade Falls, Helen Hunt Falls, North Cheyenne Canon Road and other land...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Did Cutler trail this time with husband and teens. Beautiful hike - nice exercise - well trafficked trail with lots of dogs out on a beautiful sunny day. Folks working at Starsmore Center where we first parked were great - really gave us the details...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beth K
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We have lived in Southern Colorado 25 yrs and have never been here. The park is a gem. Pretty drive and nice hiking trails. Especially enjoyed Helen Hunt falls hike. Came in the fall on a weekday so not crowded. With limited parking space it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Songbird865
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This park is free and would be perfect in a convertible. We took the top off the Jeep and the views up the canyon are outstanding. There are walking trails and parking spots. A true find.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I moved to the Springs in July of 2017 and North Cheyenne Canon Park quickly became my favorite spot for easy and moderate hikes. My favorite hike continues to be Mt. Muscoco early in the morning, however when friends and family are in town visiting,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Miranda M
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped in at the Discovery Centre to get some help on which trails we should take. The volunteers there were great: one we spoke to was over eighty, yet he was still hiking the trails so he could give visitors the best advice he...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 16 September 2018

A must do if you are in Colorado Springs. Stop at the Discovery Center to get info & map. Lots of trails & waterfalls to see. Gorgeous drive up the canyon road which continues onto Gold Camp road (if you want to do this also)....More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank climbingduo
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Starsmore is worth seeing as it gives you plenty of history. parking is good. We went here after we went up hiking. All good and just a beautiful area! We were staying close by so this was a must do. Glad we did!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Anne M
3 June 2018|
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Response from beth070303 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a visitors center by Helen Hunt Falls too. Visitor Center Hours: Daily 9am-5pm from late May-early September
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Brittany H
5 May 2018|
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I can't think of any that are specifically made to fit a double stroller in the Canyon. However, there is another park on the west side of Colorado Springs that is called Red Rocks, It is a beautiful park and has several... More
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echavez0082
27 April 2018|
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Response from COtraveller_11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed. There is some areas that require they be leashed, and you will want be sure you watch them when you are near the very winding roads that have many blind spots for drivers.
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