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Palmer Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado

 
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Distance from city center: 4.4mi
zsoldicsa's pictureby zsoldicsa Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 25th of January, 2011
A beautiful, large park with every kind of facility and trails for beginner and advanced hikers, Palmer Park is a favorite among the locals and visitors as well. The playground areas have a lot of things which are appropriate for all ages, so you can take your toddlers to the park too, with relief.

There are two gates to the park, and if you have time, try to visit both. There are also stables and you can take a look around, its free and the people are nice.

Address:
3650 Maizeland Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80917, USA

Price:
Free.

 
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