Fall Reigns Supreme in the Royal Gorge Region
Settle in for the fall season in Cañon City, where warm weather and summer activities linger and you can explore longer.
There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.
This 3.8-mile lightly trafficked out-and-back trail near Cañon City features a tunnel blasted out of the mountainside. Ideal for families, wildlife viewing, and taking in the gorgeous Royal Gorge scenery.
Take advantage of clear fall skies and low light pollution at Red Canyon Park. Just north of Cañon City, the park is a wonderland of fossils, pinon pines and towering red rocks.
While the coal mines are now closed, this Fremont County Heritage Guide is intended to preserve the memory of this important economic era. It is dedicated to the miners and their families, many who immigrated to the United States and established deep roots and a lasting legacy in Fremont County.