Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
The Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center website recently received an overhaul to go along with the awesome visitor center upgrade.
Garden of the Gods Foundation
Founded in 1994, the Garden of the Gods Foundation is a charity which preserves and protects the park.
According to their website, “In the past 20 years the Foundation has made grants of $2,231,808.” Find out more about making a donation.
VisitCOS.com is run by the Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau. The website provides superb Colorado Springs tourism resources including the official city guide.
Besides some of the expected tourism categories (art, food, lodging, etc.), the site provides details on conventions, travel, sports planning and much more. There’s even wedding planning information.
Friends of Garden of the Gods
FOGG is another non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, founded in 1991 to ensure the Park and its beauty would be sustained for generations to come.
Why does the park need more than one non-profit working in conjuction with Colorado Springs Park, Recreation, and Cultural Services? As friendsofgardenofthegods.org puts it, “The upkeep of the Garden of the Gods requires significant resources in terms of both money and people to sustain the Garden’s beauty. Over 2 million visitors walk the trails every year; this type of traffic requires a lot of money and many dedicated volunteers to maintain these trails.” Learn about joining FOGG.
As with every other subject known to humankind, Wikipedia contains good historical, geological, and recreational details on Garden of the Gods.