Articles by Brian Erickson

Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Boasting 61 campsites and numerous trails covering prairie-to-peak ecosystems, Cheyenne Mountain State Park is a must see.
Electric Safari Cheyenne Mountain Zoo — Australian Walkabout

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Electric Safari

Electric Safari is a 20 night Christmas light extravaganza at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, sure to delight children and adults alike with thousands and thousands of lights.
Garden of the Gods Elevation Colorado Springs

Garden of the Gods Elevation

What is the elevation of Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs? How does this compare to Pikes Peak and what is the elevation of different park landmarks?
Balanced Rock Garden of the Gods Colorado Springs

Garden of the Gods Tour: Self-Guided

A self-guided Garden of the Gods tour with all of the essentials. The entire tour can be completed in 4-6 hours and combines the perfect mix of driving, hiking, learning, shopping and eating!
Colorado Springs Hiking Trails

Colorado Springs Hiking Trails

Garden of the Gods only touches upon a fraction of the abundant Colorado Springs hiking trails. The city founders did a fantastic job reserving open spaces, and locals have carved a…