Antlers Park in Colorado Springs, Colorado is located at across the street from the old Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Terminal in the heart of the downtown area. It takes its name from an early resort hotel built in the area of the park. It is easily accessible from the freeway. The park is handicapped accessible, features a historical locomotive, picnicking, a large group reservation picnic shelter, restrooms, and a sidewalk path. The park has been in existence since the early 1900s. Colorado Springs is over 6000 feet above sea level and the western parts of the city extend to over 7000 feet. With a population of over 400,000 people, it is the second largest city in Colorado. The City is situated near the base of one of the most famous mountains in American history, Pike’s Peak. At over 14,000 feet, Pike’s Peak was one of the first mountains spotted by early pioneers as they crossed the Plains going west.