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It’s easy to find the big attractions and popular activities, but what about those off-the-beaten-path things to do and places to visit?
Cañon City is located just an hour from Colorado Springs, where the Arkansas River emerges from the mouth of the mighty Royal Gorge. It’s a small-ish town big on outdoor activities and things to do. You’ve probably already found the popular attractions of the area, but perhaps you’d like to check out the off-the-beaten-path options. You know, where we as locals take our family and friends when they visit!
Below you’ll find some of our favorite activities that are low in cost or even free but are always big on fun, adventure, or views!