Glenwood Heights Guidebook

Olga And Dmitriy
Olga And Dmitriy
Glenwood Heights Guidebook

City/town information

Woodland Park is a small city full of fun things to explore. Check out some of our local eateries, go to the dinosaur museum, visit Memorial Park or go for a hike. A wide variety of activities are available with in 15 minutes from the house!
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Woodland Park
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Woodland Park is a small city full of fun things to explore. Check out some of our local eateries, go to the dinosaur museum, visit Memorial Park or go for a hike. A wide variety of activities are available with in 15 minutes from the house!
Manitou Springs is about 20 minutes away, it's a unique little mountain town with plenty of places to eat and things to see. We love going there to try the naturally carbonated water which comes out from underground springs.
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Manitou Springs
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Manitou Springs is about 20 minutes away, it's a unique little mountain town with plenty of places to eat and things to see. We love going there to try the naturally carbonated water which comes out from underground springs.
Small mountain town 30 Minutes away from our house. You will get gorgeous views of Pikes Peak and other mountains on the way there. The historic City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 1,155 at the 2020 United States Census. Cripple Creek is a former gold mining camp located 20 miles southwest of Colorado Springs near the base of Pikes Peak. Visits to the Cripple Creek Heritage Center, the Cripple Creek District Museum or the Old Homestead House Museum are also worthwhile ventures into the town's colorful past. There's additionally a Historical Trolley Tour of Gold Camp for an excellent overview of the town's historic sites. The Cripple Creek Historic District is designated as a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service. Today’s visitors can experience the rich Cripple Creek history through its unique shops, attractions and museums. Elevation: 9,494′ Founded: June 9, 1892 Area: 1.522 mi² Population: 975 (2020)
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Cripple Creek
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Small mountain town 30 Minutes away from our house. You will get gorgeous views of Pikes Peak and other mountains on the way there. The historic City of Cripple Creek is the Statutory City that is the county seat of Teller County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 1,155 at the 2020 United States Census. Cripple Creek is a former gold mining camp located 20 miles southwest of Colorado Springs near the base of Pikes Peak. Visits to the Cripple Creek Heritage Center, the Cripple Creek District Museum or the Old Homestead House Museum are also worthwhile ventures into the town's colorful past. There's additionally a Historical Trolley Tour of Gold Camp for an excellent overview of the town's historic sites. The Cripple Creek Historic District is designated as a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service. Today’s visitors can experience the rich Cripple Creek history through its unique shops, attractions and museums. Elevation: 9,494′ Founded: June 9, 1892 Area: 1.522 mi² Population: 975 (2020)

Food scene

Great place for coffee and food!
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CAFE LEO
320 West Midland Avenue
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Great place for coffee and food!
Nice steakhouse restaurant if you are wanting to have an upscale diner.
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Swiss Chalet Restaurant
19263 Hwy 24
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Nice steakhouse restaurant if you are wanting to have an upscale diner.
Great American menu includes lunch, dinner, brunch, and dessert. This restaurant offers flavorful food served in an authentic setting and is a great place to visit. Take a stroll around the lake after your meal.
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Mucky Duck Restaurant & Catering
10530 Ute Pass Avenue
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Great American menu includes lunch, dinner, brunch, and dessert. This restaurant offers flavorful food served in an authentic setting and is a great place to visit. Take a stroll around the lake after your meal.
Enjoy great Mexican food in the heart of Woodland Park.
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Fiesta Mexicana Restaurant Woodland Park #1
420 W Midland Ave
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Enjoy great Mexican food in the heart of Woodland Park.
High quality organic espresso and coffee beverages. Also other (gluten-free and vegan pastry options) a selection of croissants, breakfast sandwiches, and pastries.
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The Coffee Cottage
757 Gold Hill Pl S
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High quality organic espresso and coffee beverages. Also other (gluten-free and vegan pastry options) a selection of croissants, breakfast sandwiches, and pastries.

Sightseeing

Great views of awesome rock formations in a middle of a forest, minutes away from Woodland Park. You will be able to take a great little hike through the forest here.
Red Rocks View
Great views of awesome rock formations in a middle of a forest, minutes away from Woodland Park. You will be able to take a great little hike through the forest here.
Awesome place to visit in Colorado Springs, the grounds are gorgeous and the castle is a must see! Reach out to them on their website to schedule a castle tour.
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Glen Eyrie Castle
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Awesome place to visit in Colorado Springs, the grounds are gorgeous and the castle is a must see! Reach out to them on their website to schedule a castle tour.
Come and check out some amazing rock formations and enjoy views of the mountains and the city.
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Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
1805 N 30th St
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Come and check out some amazing rock formations and enjoy views of the mountains and the city.
Definitely check out Pikes Peak mountain while you are in the area! The drive to the peak is breathtakingly beautiful. The views from the top can't be adequately described in words. It's only worth going when the weather is good and it's not raining at the peak. Bring a warm coat with you, it's cold at the top.
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Pikes Peak - America's Mountain
5069 Pikes Peak Hwy
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Definitely check out Pikes Peak mountain while you are in the area! The drive to the peak is breathtakingly beautiful. The views from the top can't be adequately described in words. It's only worth going when the weather is good and it's not raining at the peak. Bring a warm coat with you, it's cold at the top.
If it's too hot outside you can always cool off during a cave tour! Cave of the Winds is a cave in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado. It is located just west of Colorado Springs on U.S. Highway 24, near the Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Tours of the complex of caves are given daily. the cave tours are well priced. There is more than just the amazing cave tour. There are hours and hours of family activities for a great all-day price available in this area. Cave of the Winds is definitely worth going to!
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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
100 Cave of the Winds Road
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If it's too hot outside you can always cool off during a cave tour! Cave of the Winds is a cave in the Pikes Peak region of Colorado. It is located just west of Colorado Springs on U.S. Highway 24, near the Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Tours of the complex of caves are given daily. the cave tours are well priced. There is more than just the amazing cave tour. There are hours and hours of family activities for a great all-day price available in this area. Cave of the Winds is definitely worth going to!
The Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine is a historic vertical shaft mine near Cripple Creek, Colorado. The mine shaft descends 1,000 feet into the mountain, a depth roughly equal to the height of the Empire State Building in New York City. The mine currently gives tours, and is visited by around 40,000 people annually.
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Gold Mine Tours Inc .
9388 Colorado 67
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The Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine is a historic vertical shaft mine near Cripple Creek, Colorado. The mine shaft descends 1,000 feet into the mountain, a depth roughly equal to the height of the Empire State Building in New York City. The mine currently gives tours, and is visited by around 40,000 people annually.

Hiking

Do you feel like exercising? Try taking on the Incline! This stairway up the mountain will challenge even the most fit hiker!
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Manitou Incline
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Do you feel like exercising? Try taking on the Incline! This stairway up the mountain will challenge even the most fit hiker!
Do you want to go for a hike? You don't need to travel far, this trailhead begins right in Woodland Park!
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Lovell Gulch Trailhead
2320 Rampart Range Rd
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Do you want to go for a hike? You don't need to travel far, this trailhead begins right in Woodland Park!
The area is located 4.2 miles east of Woodland Park on Rampart Range Road, FDR 300. Campground is open. Motorized boating will be allowed beginning 05/22. Motorized boat inspections and launching Thursdays-Sundays. The Reservoir is stocked with fish by the Colorado Division of Wildlfe. A valid Colorado fishing license is required as well as following the State of Colorado fishing regulations. Rampart Range Recreation Area (RRRA) is a unique setting for off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts to enjoy a variety of riding experiences. From the novice to the expert riders, ATV or motorcycle, the Rampart has something for everyone. There are 45 dispersed campsites available at RRRA.
Rampart Reservoir
The area is located 4.2 miles east of Woodland Park on Rampart Range Road, FDR 300. Campground is open. Motorized boating will be allowed beginning 05/22. Motorized boat inspections and launching Thursdays-Sundays. The Reservoir is stocked with fish by the Colorado Division of Wildlfe. A valid Colorado fishing license is required as well as following the State of Colorado fishing regulations. Rampart Range Recreation Area (RRRA) is a unique setting for off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts to enjoy a variety of riding experiences. From the novice to the expert riders, ATV or motorcycle, the Rampart has something for everyone. There are 45 dispersed campsites available at RRRA.

Fishing

Lake George Lake George is an unincorporated community also know for its world class trout fishing. It's a 25 minute drive from Woodland Park and the elevation is 7,992'
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Lake George
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Lake George Lake George is an unincorporated community also know for its world class trout fishing. It's a 25 minute drive from Woodland Park and the elevation is 7,992'
Deckers is small-town Colorado, consisting of a general store, a fly shop and a few rooms for rent. Visitors to this community are likely to hear the phrase “What's biting?” Fish and fishing are big here.
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Deckers
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Deckers is small-town Colorado, consisting of a general store, a fly shop and a few rooms for rent. Visitors to this community are likely to hear the phrase “What's biting?” Fish and fishing are big here.

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Samgöngur

You will need your own vehicle to get around.

Bring a mountain bike and hit some trails while you are here!
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Don't feed the wildlife

It's both dangerous for the wildlife to eat human food and it's illegal to feed wild animals.
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Don't start fires

Colorado is very dry, fires spread quickly in our windy conditions. For most of the year we are under a fire ban so outside fires are not permitted.
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TRAILS

Download the 'All Trails App' to find the closest trails and see locations and ratings. Here are a few favorites: WOODLAND PARK: LOVELL GULCH TRAILHEAD, CATAMOUNT RECREATION AREA, RAMPART RESERVIOR TRAIL, RED ROCKS, PAINTED ROCKS, ELK PARK TRAILHEAD, RANDOW GULCH TRAILHEAD, MEMORIAL PARK Colorado Springs: Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Stratton Open Space, Blodgett Peak Open Space, Austin Bluffs Open Space
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Drink plenty of water to prevent altitude sickness

ALTITUDE SICKNESS If you think you have altitude sickness: • stop and rest where you are • make sure you're drinking enough water • avoid alcohol • don't smoke • avoid exercise After 2-3 days, your body should adjust to the altitude and your symptoms should lessen. See a doctor if your symptoms don't improve or get worse