Visitor & Nature Center

Near the 30th Street entrance to Garden of the Gods, is the Visitor and Nature Center.

The gift shop offers a wide variety of custom souvenirs and specialize in Colorado-made items, with something for visitors of all ages.

Two modern exhibit halls and the Geo-Trekker theater answer the question “How did those red rocks get there?”

The Gateway Grill

The Gateway Grill’s patio has the best view in town! Some exciting new offerings for Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center include the new line of Craft Fresh grab & go deli sandwiches, salads, and pastries, as well as ice cream options. MENU

The Garden of the Gods Trading Post

Near Balanced Rock, on the Manitou Springs side of the Garden

Visit the historic Garden of the Gods Trading Post. From t-shirts and homemade fudge to fine art, handmade jewelry and Native American crafts — they have something for everyone in your group.

Balanced Rock Cafe

Try a buffalo cheeseburger! They also have a coffee shop and ice cream counter. Yum.

Balanced Rock Cafe Menu

. . . . and the numerous shops and restaurants of Old Colorado CIty and Manitou Springs are only a few minutes away!