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Garden Of The Gods Top City Park In USA
Top 5 City Parks in the USA
No.1) Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs CO
No.2) New York's Central Park
No.3) Chicago's Millennium Park
No.4) New York's Highline Park
No.5) Boston's Public Gardens
How did Garden of the Gods become tops on America's favorite city parks?
According to TripAdvisor the ranking was taken from feedback from over 3000 visitor reviews giving the park a 5 out of 5 average rating. The park hosts over 2,000,000 visitors a year and nearly 750,000 visitors who stop by the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center.
The area now known as Garden of the Gods was first called Red Rock Corral by the Europeans. Then, in August 1859, two surveyors who helped to set up Colorado City explored the site. One of the surveyors, M. S. Beach, suggested that it would be a "capital place for a beer garden". His companion, the young Rufus Cable, awestruck by the impressive rock formations, exclaimed, "Beer Garden! Why it is a fit place for the gods to assemble. We will call it the Garden of the Gods. 
J Steven is a proud native Coloradoan born and raised here in Denver. His love for this city is reflected with his Denver history page on Facebook “Old Images of Denver”. Steve serving in the Colo....