Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Welcome to the Cheyenne Mountain State Park Department!

Enjoy Cheyenne Mountain State Park year round! Renew your spirit and connect with the outdoors while enjoying the sunny but cool days. Enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, or biking on our 28 plus miles of trails waiting just for you. 

“The Trail’s End” Visitor Center

  • park passes, camper check-in, license, and registrations
  • educational exhibits, souvenirs, snacks, ice, and firewood 

Explore nature’s diversity with prairie-to-peak ecosystems

  • 28 miles of trails for hiking, biking, with designated trails for equestrian and dog users.  The only trails open for dogs use are Raccoon Ridge, Acorn Alley, Bobcat Way, and the designated portion of Soaring Kestrel.
  • Limekiln Trailhead offers parking, restroom facilities, picnic tables, and a playground
  • 41 day-use, handicap accessible, picnic areas are scattered throughout the park, each with its own table and grill

The campground is open year round*

  • 51 full service campsites  
  • 10 basic walk-in tent sites 
  • *mid-April to mid-October, the Camper Services building offers coin operated showers, laundry, a playground and activity room

The Archery Range is located one exit further South at Hwy 115 and Pine Oaks Road

  • covered shooting line with targets at 10 to 80 yards
  • limited draw-weight range for 35 lbs or less
  • 28 Field targets with 3D animals along a walking trail ($3 individual permit is required for Field Range access)

Engaging education programs all year long!

  • guided wildflower walks, family mystery hikes, animal education, and campfire talks
  • Junior Ranger programs 
  • go at your own pace trail challenge and geo-caching opportunities 
  • weekly yoga and more

Upcoming Activities   Calendar

Garden Beautification Project Profile Photo Volunteer Garden Beautification Project
  Thursdays 06/13 - 06/27 |   05:30 PM | Cheyenne Mountain State Park

It's that time of year again! Our Native Plant Garden at Cheyenne Mountain State Park needs a lot of love! We've already had some awesome volunteers led by botany expert, Pat, and CMSP employee, Rachael, help us get the garden a bit more under con...

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Archery Class - 5:30-7:00PM Profile Photo  Waitlist Archery Class - 5:30-7:00PM
  Wednesday, 03 July 2024 |   05:30 PM | Cheyenne Mountain State Park |  Registration Required

This event will be held at the Cheyenne Mountain State Park archery range. This lesson covers archery safety, range safety, bow basics, proper stance, aiming, and arrow release. Our goal is to give basic, beginner instruction to introduce particip...

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Serenity Strolls Profile Photo  Sign Up Serenity Strolls
  Friday, 05 July 2024 |   09:00 AM | Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Serenity strolls allow individuals the opportunity to embark on hikes with a group of others. These programs focus on allowing participants to enjoy nature in a group setting, rather than the delivery of educational material. Hike lead(s) will be ...

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Moth Night with Mile High Bug Club Profile Photo  Register Moth Night with Mile High Bug Club
  Saturday, 06 July 2024 |   08:00 PM | Cheyenne Mountain State Park |  Registration Required

Join the Mile High Bug Club for Moth Night! Lights will be used to attract moths, but beetles, scorpions, centipedes, solifugae, a variety of spiders, and more will also come to say hello! Participants will have the opportunity to observe inver...

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July Wildflower Wednesday Hike Profile Photo  Waitlist July Wildflower Wednesday Hike
  Wednesday, 10 July 2024 |   09:00 AM | Cheyenne Mountain State Park |  Registration Required

Please join us for Wildflower Wednesday, where we will hunt for and discuss "what is blooming” on various trails in the park. The hike is led by a volunteer naturalist, well-versed in the park's trails and botany. Meet at the Visitor Center an...

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August Wildflower Wednesday Hike Profile Photo  Waitlist August Wildflower Wednesday Hike
  Wednesday, 14 August 2024 |   09:00 AM | Cheyenne Mountain State Park |  Registration Required

Please join us for Wildflower Wednesday, where we will hunt for and discuss "what is blooming” on various trails in the park. The hike is led by a volunteer naturalist, well-versed in the park's trails and botany. Meet at the Visitor Center an...

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Tarantula Hunt with Mile High Bug Club Profile Photo  Register Tarantula Hunt with Mile High Bug Club
  Saturday, 21 September 2024 |   08:00 PM | Cheyenne Mountain State Park |  Registration Required

They're here, and we're going to find them! Come join the Mile High Bug Club as we search for the biggest spider in the Pikes Peak Region, the Texas Brown Tarantula (Aphonopelma hentzi). These arachnids are commonly found further south and east...

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