- The list below includes 73 free or cheap things to do in or near Colorado Springs, Colorado, including 48 different types of inexpensive activities like Arcades, Movie Theaters, Visitor Centers and Horseback Riding.
- From Pikes Peak to Pikes Peak Hwy, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Colorado Springs and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manitou Springs, Woodland Park and Cripple Creek.
Reel Big Fish: The Beer Run Colorado Springs MoreLess Info
Ska stalwarts behind “Sell Out” and “Beer” bring big horns and shaking pompadours to a career-spanning set; fest includes craft-beer tasting
Red Rock Canyon Open Space is a local park which contains a variety of rock formations including parallel ridges and eroded canyons which can be explored through the numerous hiking trails present here. The park also contains old industrial sites such as quarries and gravel pits.
Bear Creek Dog Park offers dogs and their owners a rural and rugged environment. Dogs can enjoy playing in the local creek, running the natural trails and showing their skills on the parks agility course.
93% 85 votes
5069 Pikes Peak Highway, Colorado Springs, CO 80944 MoreLess Info
Pikes Peak-America's Mountain is a 14,115 foot tall mountain with a 19 mile long highway leading to the peak. Those interested in scenic views of alpine timberline and mountain reservoirs may enjoy a trip up Pikes Peak.
89% 534 votes
3440 North Cheyenne Canyon Road, Colorado Springs, CO MoreLess Info
Helen Hunt Falls is located within the North Cheyenne Canon Park. In addition to the waterfalls themselves, there is a visitor center that serves as an introduction to the natural features of the region through interactive displays and interpretive exhibits.
Monument Valley Park is a park featuring a unique arboretum displaying Colorado tree and shrub species. The park is populated by gardens, pathways, ponds, a tennis court, a swimming pool, and several playgrounds.
72% 1688 votes
2850 South Cheyenne Canyon Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 MoreLess Info
Known as the 'Grandest Mile of Scenery in Colorado', Seven Falls is a series of seven waterfalls located in South Cheyenne Canyon. On either side of the box canyon are the Pillars of Hercules which are narrow steep cliffs. Visitors can enjoy hiking and the computerized night light show here.
92% 26 votes
14 East Cache La Poudre St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 MoreLess Info
A lovely locale with fascinating views, Colorado College is a private institution in the Colorado Springs community. Throughout the year, this campus plays host to special events such as outdoor festivals and musical concerts.