- TripBuzz found 34 things to do with kids in or near Canon City, Colorado, including 12 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cripple Creek.
- From Royal Gorge Route Railroad to Fort Royal Stables, the Canon City area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Rafting, Hiking Trails, Ziplines and Bowling.
- The locale for many state and federal prisons, Canon City is a short drive from both Pueblo and Colorado Springs. Popular for white water rafting and other recreational activities, the city is full of community parks and outdoor spaces. These outdoor spaces include walking and hiking trails, campgrounds and golf courses.
201 North 1st St, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
The Museum of Colorado Prisons offers a variety of exhibits for those seeking to learn about the history of incarceration in Colorado, including the hangman's noose from the last execution by hanging in the state. The museum offers MP3 audio tours of its 32 jail cells.
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Fort Gorge RV Park and Campground, Canon City, CO MoreLess Info
Buffalo Joe's Whitewater Rafting offers trips on the Arkansas River from September through May. The exciting journey begins north of Buena Vista and runs through Brown's Canyon, with more challenging trips available for experienced rafters.
Well-known species of many large dinosaurs have been unearthed at the Garden Park Fossil Area for the last 120 years. In addition to a recreation site with a picnic area and exhibits, there is a self-guided interpretive trail through the park.
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4218 Country Road 3A, Canon City, CO 81215 MoreLess Info
With ziplines and bungee jumping for adventure lovers to more relaxing activities such as scenic rides of the tram, the incline railway and the carousal, coupled with a wild West exhibit and a petting zoo, Royal Gorge Bridge & Park has something for everyone.
Open to bikers of all skill levels, Royal Gorge Bike Tours offers visitors the opportunity to tour the local area by bicycle. Experience guides lead the tours and offer a unique and scenic ride through the mountainous area.