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July 2004[edit]

There is another Garden of the Gods in Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois; both deserve pages.

Links for further reference:

-John R. Daily — Preceding undated comment added 04:06, 15 July 2004

I agree, it is a great place for hiking, climbing and just plain viewing. Feldmann53 19:50, 1 February 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

FYI: The link above to GotG Wilderness gives me a Page Not Found error. Also, the x-ref to the Lanai article cited at the head of the article doesn't yield anything about a GotG, although I did find what you're referring to elsewhere: http://lanai.aloha-hawaii.com/tours/garden+of+the+gods/ .
Kkken 09:25, 11 September 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Higher than 50 feet[edit]

The article says the formations are up to 50 feet high. I have visited this place and they are much taller than that. If you look at the first picture in the article you can see the formations are towering over trees that are probably 40-50 feet tall, and they aren't even the tallest formations in the park! I would say the largest ones in the park could reach 200 feet or more, but I don't really know for certain so I am not going to change anything at this time.

Aaronpsu79 00:22, 2 July 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Why the vandalism?[edit]

It is difficult to imagine why this natural feature in Colorado is so controversial as to attract repeated vandalism. Why? The latest vandal "blanked" the page for no apparent reason. It should be reverted (again). Sheesh.

Paul 20:04, 10 December 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Wow the origin of the Garden of the Gods is so improbable. I wonder who convinced those idiots to put "Beer Garden" as the origin of the name on their website. 165.124.106.201 (talk) 22:42, 5 December 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Need authoritative source for area[edit]

I'm finding many different figures for the area of the park. NPS says it's 862 acres, while other sources say 1334.64, 1320, 1367 acres, etc. Does anyone know an authoritarive, current answer to the area? Benny White (talk) 16:59, 14 July 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Geology[edit]

Our section is pretty lame. More details online at https://gardenofgods.com/images/Educational/Garden-of-the-Gods-High-School-Geology-teacher-packet-2017-2018.pdf On my list for sometime. . . --Pete Tillman (talk) 22:36, 10 October 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Nice geologic map: http://www.gardenofthegods.com/pdf_files/printable_geology_map.pdf --Pete Tillman (talk) 00:12, 11 October 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Homepage for the above links - http://www.gardenofthegods.com/ Spectacular! I so miss Manitou Springs. Thank you, Wordreader (talk) 02:11, 20 November 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]