Garden of the Gods Trading Post



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Welcoming Locals and Visitors for Over 100 Years

Colorado's Largest Gift Shop and Southwest Art Gallery --

Garden of the Gods Trading Post

GIFT SHOP and INFORMATION: The Trading Post, welcomes over 400,000 visitors annually, and has become one of the main attractions in Colorado Springs, at the south side of world famous Garden of the Gods Park. Specialty Foods, Apparel, Inspirational Items, Colorado Souvenirs & Artists, Books, Navajo Weavings, Pottery, Moccasins, Zuni Fetishes, Mug Trees, Mara Mugs, Aspen Leaf Jewelry, Kitty's Critters, Tire Buddies, Painted Ponies, Willow Tree and more.

BALANCED ROCK CAFE: Try our world famous Buffalo Burgers, Southwest Wraps, Chicken Sandwiches, deli sandwiches, soups and salads, and snacks. Beverages: soft drinks, bottled water, beer, and wine. Open every day at 11am.

SOUTHWEST ART GALLERY: We feature a large collection of Southwest and Native American art including Pueblo pottery, Native American Indian jewelry, sand paintings, Navajo weavings, baskets by various Southwest artists.

WEDDINGS: The Peakview Wedding Center at the Garden of the Gods Trading Post is the perfect place to celebrate! The blooming garden and tiered patio seating area complement the peaceful setting with Pikes Peak as your background, an intimate setting for 120 people. A private powder room is available for the Bride and her Bridesmaids. We welcome outside catering. Champagne, wine and beer are available through our in house bar service. During the summer (June 1st to August 31st) our wedding facility is available evenings only from 5pm to 9pm.

Open every day except Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day.

SUMMER HOURS: 8am to 8:30pm.

WINTER HOURS: 9am to 5pm.

Call for fall and spring hours.

LOCATION: We are just past Balanced Rock as you enter Garden of the Gods Park, on the south edge.

ADDRESS: 324 Beckers Lane, Manitou Springs CO 80829

For Information; Directions, and Wedding Planning Call: 719-685-9045, mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.




  • Internet Cafe: On site.


  • Designated Hiking Trails: Trails start on site.
  • Restaurant(s): On site.
  • Internet Cafe: On site.

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