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Best of Recreation: Work that Body: Reader's Poll Results 

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Readers' Poll Winners Garden of the Gods


Best Tourist Trap Gold Garden of the Gods Visitor center at 1805 N. 30th St., 634-6666

www.gardenofgods.com

Previous Best Of Awards: '94'98 '99 '00 '01 '02 '03

Silver Seven Falls 2850 S. Cheyenne Canon Road, 632-0765

www.sevenfalls.com

Bronze Manitou Springs Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau

354 Manitou Ave., 685-5089

www.manitousprings.org


Best Golf Course Gold Patty Jewett Golf Course 900 E. Espaola St., 385-6938 or 385-6950

www.springsgov.com/Page.asp?NavID=817

Previous Best Of Awards: '94 '95 '96 '97 '98 '99 '00 '01 '02 '03

Silver Broadmoor Golf Club 1 Lake Ave., 577-5790

www.broadmoor.com

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

www.pinecreek.com


Best Hiking Trail Gold Barr Trail From Manitou Springs, go west on Ruxton Avenue to Hydro Street and follow the signs

www.barrcamp.com/barr_trail.html

Previous Best Of Awards: '94 '95 '97 '98 '99 '02 '03

Silver Garden of the Gods Visitor center at 1805 N. 30th St., 634-6666

www.gardenofgods.com

Bronze Waldo Canyon Approximately two miles west of Manitou Springs on Highway 24

www.fs.fed.us/r2/psicc/recreation/trails/pp_waldo_trail.shtml


Best Park Within City Limits Gold Palmer Park 3650 Maizeland Road

City Parks and Recreation, 385-5940

www.springsgov.com/Page.asp?NavID=788#CO

Previous Best Of Awards:'01 '03

Silver Garden of the Gods Visitor center at 1805 N. 30th St., 634-6666

www.gardenofgods.com

Bronze Monument Valley Park 170 W. Cache La Poudre St.

City Parks and Recreation, 385-5940

www.springsgov.com/Page.asp?NavID=788#co


Best Library Branch Gold Penrose Public Library 20 N. Cascade Ave., 531-6333

www.ppld.org

Silver East Library and Information Center 5550 N. Union Blvd., 531-6333

www.ppld.org

Bronze Old Colorado City Branch Library 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave., 634-1698

www.ppld.org


Best Bike Trail Gold Santa Fe Trail

Silver Monument Valley Park 170 West Cache La Poudre St.

City Parks and Recreation, 385-5940

www.springsgov.com/Page.asp?NavID=788#co

Bronze Palmer Park Trails 3650 Maizeland Road

City Parks and Recreation, 385-5940

http://www.springsgov.com/Page.asp?NavID=399


Best Place To Skateboard Gold Richard Goose Gossage Youth Sports Complex 3225 Mark Dabling Blvd.

City Parks and Recreation, 385-5940

www.springsgov.com/Page.asp?NavID=788#CO

Silver Manitou Skatepark 101 El Paso Blvd., Manitou Springs

Contact City of Manitou Springs, 685-2573

Bronze Downtown Colorado Springs


Best Place To Shout BINGO! Gold Bingo Palace 117 E. Las Vegas St., 578-1059

Silver In church

Bronze Drag Queen Bingo Sponsored by PPGLCC

Held at Club Q

3430 N. Academy Blvd.

PPGLCC Info Line, 471-4429


Best Reason To Go To Pueblo Gold Colorado State Fair 1001 Beulah Ave., 800/876-4567

www.coloradostatefair.com

Silver Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo 200 W. 1st St., Suite 303, 719/595-0242

www.puebloharp.com

Bronze Pueblo Reservoir In Lake Pueblo State Park

640 Pueblo Reservoir Road

719/561-9320

http://parks.state.co.us/default.asp?parkID=85&action=park


Best Day Trip Gold Denver Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

303/534-8500

www.denverchamber.org

Previous Best Of Awards:'98 '00

Silver Cripple Creek www.cripple-creek.co.us

Bronze Pikes Peak www.pikespeakcolorado.com


Best Place For A Picnic Gold Garden of the Gods Visitor center at 1805 N. 30th St., 634-6666

www.gardenofgods.com

Previous Best Of Awards:'97 '98'03

Silver North Cheyenne Cañon 2110 North Cheyenne Canon Road

City Parks and Recreation, 385-5940

www.springsgov.com/Page.asp?NavID=3038

Bronze Palmer Park 3650 Maizeland Road

City Parks and Recreation, 385-5940

http://www.springsgov.com/Page.asp?NavID=788#CO

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