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Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:59pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs is offering a variety of free family-friendly activities to help the public celebrate and give back during Earth Month 2019. The activities are detailed below. Motorless Morning April 20, 5 a.m.-noon, Garden of the Gods Park
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 12:00pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The city’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department seeks input from the public on a new master and management plan for Austin Bluffs Open Space. The open space includes the properties of Pulpit Rock Regional Park, University Park Open Space and Austin Bluffs... Read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:23pm
Garden of the Gods and Palmer Parks will be closed March 13
No Municipal Court Services Wednesday COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department has announced that Garden of the Gods Park and Palmer Park will not open on Wednesday,... Read more
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 2:38pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Panorama Park in the southeast area of Colorado Springs will soon receive the largest neighborhood park renovation in city history thanks in part to a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO). The City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 12:12pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo —The public is invited to participate in wildlife viewing, nature walks, youth crafts and much more at the 14thAnnual Bighorn Sheep Day, Feb. 9. The event will include wildlife viewing stations with shuttle bus access, along with live animals and free giveaways. WHAT... Read more
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 8:53am
This event was rescheduled due to weather. New date and time are below.
Garden of the Gods
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 11:57am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Over the last several years, the City’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department has welcomed and served an ever-increasing number of visitors, and 2018 was no exception. Record-setting annual visitation was recorded at several sites, including the Colorado... Read more
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 9:47am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Young bicyclists now have three acres dedicated to helping them develop confidence and competence. A new youth bike park, adjacent to Hillside Community Center, includes a street skills course along with a mountain bike skills and obstacle course.  “The kids at Hillside... Read more
Open field at Venezia Park
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 9:20am
The Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department recently received an award for John Venezia Park. The award recognizes the park for its design, innovative farm theme, and use of artificial turf to reduce water use. Venezia Park is also the second park facility to offer a... Read more
Empty road at Garden of the Gods
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 1:38pm
The City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department will begin implementing full after-hour gate closures at all entrances and exits to Garden of the Gods Park on Wednesday (Oct. 10).
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 8:59am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Following a transportation study conducted earlier this year, the Garden of the Gods Foundation and the City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department partnered to implement a free public shuttle from May 26 Sept. 2 in Garden of the Gods Park... Read more
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 1:30pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Garden of the Gods Trading Post announced today that the City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department will receive $100,000 each year from 2019 to 2029, for a gift totaling $1 million. The donation, which honors the Trading Post’s... Read more