Garden of the Gods Trading Post


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Entrance of Garden of the Gods Trading Post, Gift Shop, and Art Gallery in Manitou Springs, Colorado
At the Entrance to Garden of the Gods Park Est 1929 — The Oldest and Largest Trading Post, Gift Shop and Art Gallery in Colorado — Jewelry, Apparel, Local Artist, the Famous Buffalo Burgers at Balanced Rock Cafe — Hot Drinks and Ice Cream at Kissing Camels Coffee Shop!

Welcoming Locals and Visitors since 1929

Colorado's Oldest and Largest Gift Shop and Art Gallery

GIFT SHOP AND INFORMATION: The historic Trading Post welcomes over 400,000 visitors annually, and has become one of the main attractions of Colorado Springs. On the south side of the world famous Garden of the Gods Park, come on in and browse through 25,000 square feet and over 90,000 different gifts, souvenirs, jewelry and art.

REMEMBER YOUR TRIP TO COLORADO: The kids will love mining for gemstones in the big back yard! We also have T-shirts, coffee mugs, Colorado souvenirs, one-of-a-kind pieces of art, specialty foods, apparel, inspirational items, books and more.

People relaxing and eating in shaded patio with umbrella covered seating tables at Garden of the Gods Trading Post, Gift Shop, and Art Gallery in Manitou Springs, Colorado
Enjoy Outdoor Our Shaded Patio Seating After a Day of Hiking and Exploring Garden of the Gods Recreation Area — Connection Colorado Springs to Manitou Springs
Big wall and tables full of local art at Garden of the Gods Trading Post, Gift Shop, and Art Gallery in Manitou Springs, Colorado
Our Roots in the Native American Arts are Deep -- Handmade Native American Jewelry, Navajo Rugs, Pueblo Pottery, Zuni Fetishes, Sand Paintings, Kachinas — Combining Historic Tradition with Modern Artistry

BALANCED ROCK CAFE: Try our world famous buffalo burgers, southwest wraps, chicken sandwiches, deli sandwiches, soups, salads and appetizers. Beverages include: soft drinks, bottled water, juice, coffee, tea, beer and wine. Open everyday at 11am.

KISSING CAMELS COFFEE SHOP: Serving Starbucks coffee and desserts such as truffles, scones, muffins and Colorado City Creamery Ice Cream. Try our snacks too! We have soft pretzels, Trader Zeb's gourmet popcorn and Bavarian roasted nuts.

SOUTHWEST ART GALLERY: We feature a large collection of Southwest and Native American art and jewelry including pottery, sand paintings, weavings, silver jewelry, flutes, and art by local artists.

SUMMER HOURS: 8am to 8:30pm

WINTER HOURS: 9am to 5pm

Open every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

FALL AND SPRING HOURS: Please call as hours vary: 719-685-9045

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

ADDRESS: 324 Beckers Lane, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

For information and directions please call: 719-685-9045 -- Please mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.



Technology For Guests To Use In a Common Area

  • Internet Cafe: On site.

Primarily Year Round Activities

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

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