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Best of Recreation: Readers' Poll Results 


Best Pikes Peak Region Resort

Gold
The Broadmoor
1 Lake Circle, 634-7711

www.broadmoor.com

Silver
Cheyenne Mountain Conference

Resort
3225 Broadmoor Valley Road,

538-4000

www.conferenceresorts.com

Bronze
The Cliff House Inn
306 Cañon Avenue

Manitou Springs, 685-3000

www.thecliffhouse.com


Best Golf Course

Gold
Patty Jewett Golf Course
900 E. Espaola St.

385-6938

Previous Best Of Awards:

'94 '95 '96 '97 '98 '99

Silver
The Broadmoor Golf Club
1 Lake Circle, 577-5790

Bronze
Pine Creek Golf Club
9850 Divot Trail, 594-9999


Best Miniature Golf Course

Gold
Champions Golf & Games
777 Vondelpark Drive,

593-9844

Silver
Mountasia Family Fun Center
1825 Dominion Way, 594-0760

Bronze
Joy Rides Family Fun Center
5150 Edison Ave., 573-5500

www.joyridesffc.com


Best Public Swimming Pool

Gold
Memorial Park Municipool
270 S. Union Boulevard

578-6634

Silver
Monument Valley Park
170 W. Cache La Poudre Street

578-6636

Bronze
Manitou Springs Swimming Pool
202 Manitou Ave.

Manitou Springs, 685-9735


Best Place to Go Camping Within an Hours Drive

Gold
Elevenmile Canyon State Park
Lake George, 719/748-3401

Silver
Mueller State Park
Divide, 687-2366

Bronze
The Crags
South on Hwy 67 from Divide


Best Place to Take Out of Town Visitors

Gold
Garden of the Gods
East entrance on 30th Street, south of Garden of the Gods Road

www.gardenofgods.com

Previous Best Of Awards: '98 '99

Silver
Pikes Peak
Entrance on Hwy 24 in Cascade

877/PIKESPEAK

www.coloradosprings-travel.com

Bronze
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, 636-2544

www.cmzoo.org


Best Day Trip

Gold
Denver
800/233-6837

www.denver.org

Silver
Cripple Creek
877/858-4653

www.cripple-creek.co.us

Bronze
Royal Gorge Bridge
Cañon City

888/333-5597

www.royalgorgebridge.com


Best Weekend Getaway

Gold
Estes Park
800/443-7837

www.estesparkresort.com

Silver
Mount Princeton Hot Springs
888/395-7799

www.mtprinceton.com

Bronze
Glenwood Springs
888/4-GLENWOOD

www.glenscape.com


Best Park within City Limits

Gold
Memorial Park
City park located south of Pikes Peak Avenue, between Hancock and Union

Silver
Monument Valley Park
City park located east of I-25

in downtown Colorado Springs

Bronze
Palmer Park
City park extending northwest

from the corner of Academy

Blvd. and Maizeland


Best Park for Running

Gold
Monument Valley Park

Downtown Colorado Springs

Silver
Garden of the Gods

www.gardenofgods.com

East entrance on 30th Street

south of Garden of the

Gods Road

Bronze
Bear Creek Regional Park
County park with main

entrance off of W. Rio Grand

Blvd., on Creek Crossing


Best Hiking Trail

Gold
Waldo Canyon
About one mile west of

Manitou Springs on Hwy. 24

Silver
Barr Trail
From Manitou Springs, go west

on Ruxton Street to Hydro Street

Bronze
Columbine Trail
Multiple trailheads on South

Cheyenne Cañon Road


Best Mountain Biking Trail

Gold
Captain Jacks, Cheyenne Cañon

Silver
Rampart Reservoir

Bronze
Santa Fe Trail


Best Rock

Climbing Spot

Gold
Garden of the Gods
Registration required. Visit the

Visitor Center, 1805 N. 30th

St., 634-6666

www.gardenofgods.com

Silver
Cheyenne Cañon

Bronze
"the gym"

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