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Monday, October 7, 2019 - 12:06pm
Chutes Trail in North Cheyenne Cañon Park will be closed starting Tuesday, Oct. 8 to finalize its conversion from a multi-use, bi-directional trail to a dedicated downhill mountain bike trail. Construction is anticipated to be complete by the week of Oct. 22, weather dependent.
aerial view of garden of the gods
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 2:04pm
Garden of the Gods Park is set to welcome visitors for a quiet morning in the park during the fourth Motorless Morning on Sunday, Oct. 6.
group photo of ribbon cutting. Mayor John Suthers in the middle cuts the ribbon
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 3:05pm
New improvements at Memorial Park provide easier access to fitness for all users and increase connectivity throughout the park, thanks in part to the Colorado Springs Health Foundation and the City's Office of Accessibility.
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 2:58pm
The City of Colorado Springs invites photographers to submit photos for its Discover Colorado Springs 2020 calendar through Sept. 23. Photos should feature parks, trails, open spaces, or cultural or recreational activities throughout the city.
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 2:44pm
A section of Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will remain closed through the end of December.
Uncle Wilbur Fountain
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 10:24am
Three historic downtown parks are the focus of a new master planA plan for the development of a portion of the city that contains proposed land uses, a generalized transportation system, and the relationship of the area included in the plan to surrounding property. process. We want to hear your ... Read more
empty road in Garden of the Gods
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:31am
On Sunday, Oct. 6, the City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department will host a Motorless Morning in Garden of the Gods Park. The special event will eliminate motor vehicle access within the park from 6 a.m.-noon.
aerial view of Memorial Park where hot air balloons are getting ready to take off. Pike Peak is in the background.
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 8:33am
One of the most fun Labor Day traditions in Colorado Springs is the Labor Day Liftoff in Memorial Park. The park’s incredible views of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain and Prospect Lake combine to provide the perfect backdrop for this annual event, and this year is no exception.
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:19am
The Manitou Incline will be closed during the Barr Trail Mountain Race on July 28, and the Pikes Peak Marathon and Ascent, Aug. 24 and 25.
golfers putting at Patty Jewett in Feb 1927
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:03am
One hundred years ago this month William Jewett deeded Patty Jewett Golf Course to the City of Colorado Springs for one dollar. It's been a cherished public course ever since. It remains one of the oldest golf courses west of the Mississippi River and is one of the busiest in the state of Colorado. 
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 9:03am
Chutes Trail is being converted from a multi-use, bi-directional trail to a dedicated downhill mountain bike trail. Work is expected to begin Thursday, Aug. 22 and be completed by early October.
Red Rocks Canyon
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 3:09pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department has reopened all trails in Red Rock Canyon Open Space that were temporarily closed over the weekend while Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) tracked an aggressive bear that confronted a hiker and two dogs Thursday near the Section 16 Trailhead.... Read more