The name “Manitou” is Algonquin for “Great Spirit”

Elevation: 6,500 ft
Population: 5,222
Square Miles: 3.3
Climate: Alpine Desert
Average Yearly Days of Sunshine: 256
Average Yearly Snowfall: 32″
Average Yearly Precipitation: 15.42″
Daily Newspaper: The Gazette
Weekly Newspaper: Pikes Peak Bulletin, Colorado Springs Independent
Mineral Drinking Springs: 11
Public Parks: 7
City Outdoor Event Venues: 3
City Indoor Event Venues: 1
Paid Parking Lots: 3
Free Parking Lots: 1
Street Parking: Free for 3 hours on Manitou Ave and Canon Ave
20+ Locally Owned Restaurants
15+ Hiking Trails in a 30-minute Vicinity


Distance from Manitou Springs:

Downtown Colorado Springs: 6 miles
Woodland Park: 15 miles
Canon City: 60 Miles
Cripple Creek: 45 miles
Cascade: 4 miles
Denver Airport: 76 miles
Colorado Springs Airport: 15 miles

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