North Cheyenne Cañon Park

2120 S. Cheyenne Canyon Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906- Map It
Phone: (719) 385-6086

AAA Editor Notes

North Cheyenne Cañon Park is reached via Cheyenne Blvd. Striking rock formations and waterfalls, notably Helen Hunt Falls and Silver Cascade Falls, characterize the 1,626-acre canyon. Hiking and biking trails, some challenging, are available. A permit is required for technical rock climbing. Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 N. Cheyenne Cañon Rd. at the east entrance of the park, is a visitor center with exhibits about area wildlife, the history of the park and nature programs. Another visitor center is at Helen Hunt Falls, 3 miles up the canyon at 3440 N. Cheyenne Cañon Rd. Both centers offer exhibits, special youth programs and hummingbird watching in summer. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
Free.
Hours: Starsmore Discovery Center daily 9-5, June-Aug.; Tues.-Sat. 9-3, Apr.-May and Sept.-Oct. Helen Hunt Falls Visitor Center 9-5, June-Aug. Phone ahead to confirm schedule and to see if trails are open.