Top Apps Every Colorado Springs Resident Should Have

Posted by Lauren Schneider on Wednesday, August 31st, 2022 at 8:00am.

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Whether you’re planning a move to Colorado Springs, just arrived in the city or are a long-term resident, there are a number of apps that can help enhance your day-to-day life in the city. 

You can find apps to enhance nearly every aspect of your life, from dining out to doggie daycare, ideas for adrenaline pumping outdoor adventures and even city maintenance.

Without further ado, these are the best apps for Colorado Springs that are available on iPhone, Android and other smartphone and device platforms. Even better, they’re all free!


The city of Colorado Springs is committed to keeping the city clean, safe and liveable for all residents, so they created their own app to help residents connect with the city. The GoCOS! app allows residents to notify the city about issues such as potholes, streetlight outages and graffiti. You can also ask questions and request services.


Discover new trails to explore in and around Colorado Springs with GOTREX. The app offers the most comprehensive map of trails in Colorado with options to search for trails based on your activities such as hiking, biking or horseback riding. You can also download maps for offline use, record trips and field notes, and share your experiences with the community.


Looking for a quick and easy way to get around the city that is also great for the environment? PikeRide is an electric bike share app that allows you to locate electric bike stations and rent bikes for short trips up to four hours. They also offer a range of routes you can take around Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs with fun places to stop along the way.


Put your fur babies in good hands while you’re away on holiday or at work with Rover. The app connects pet owners with carefully selected pet sitters and dog walkers to ensure your pets get the best care. You can message with pet sitters and walkers directly in the app, get photo updates and alerts and even see GPS maps of your dog’s walk.


Mountain lovers will love PeakVisor, a state-of-the-art app that uses the camera on your phone and augmented reality (AR) to pull up 3D maps and detailed information about the mountains in your sights. With topographical details such as summit heights, trail distances, ski run locations and parking areas, you can plan your next mountain adventure right in the app.

The Colorado Springs Gazette

Stay in the loop about the latest local and national news with the Colorado Springs Gazette app. Access stories, classifieds, videos, weather reports, recipes and happenings around town right from your device. The app is free, but you will have to pay for a subscription to get unlimited digital access to premium stories.


If you love craft beer, then BreweryMap is for you. Discover new breweries in Colorado Springs and further abroad by pulling up a map, searching by brewery name, or scanning a beer’s UPS code. The app will show you details about each brewery including hours, location, types of beers on offer, and tours if available.

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