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Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 4:31pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department and The Broadmoor hosted a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the Chamberlain Trail extension Thursday. The public trail runs through the Strawberry Hill property, which was acquired by The... Read more
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 3:02pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is once again partnering with the Garden of the Gods Foundation to implement a free public shuttle in Garden of the Gods Park during the park’s most visited months. The optional shuttle will... Read more
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 12:28pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs ranked second amongst Colorado cities participating in the 2019 global urban biodiversity event called the City Nature Challenge. Colorado Springs ranked #57 overall out of 159 cities with 3,812 observations and 742 species documented.  Denver/... Read more
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 3:13pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Approximately 150 local volunteers will work on improvement and beautification projects at Hillside Community Center on Saturday (May 4) as part of Comcast Cares Day, a Comcast NBCUniversal initiative to... Read more
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 3:10pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Trail users and city officials, including Mayor John Suthers, Parks Recreation and Cultural Services Director Karen Palus, and Public Works Director Travis Easton, will recognize the completion of the Cottonwood Creek Trail extension and replacement of Academy Boulevard... Read more
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:02pm
Colorado Springs, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department has received a $31,000 grant to increase access to healthy foods and nutrition education. The funding is part of a $1.5 million grant that the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)... Read more
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
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