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Friday, January 17, 2020 - 3:01pm
Community Vision will be presented for additional public input COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Re-Imagine Waldo Canyon planning process will present a draft Community Vision for recreation within the Waldo Canyon area at a public open house on Wednesday, Jan. 22. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the... Read more
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 1:36pm
The public is invited to an open house Tuesday, Jan. 28, to learn about plans to replace three aging bridges in the North Cheyenne Cañon Park later this fall. The public will have an opportunity to view and provide input on design and construction planning concepts before final design and... Read more
aerial view of garden of the gods
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:53am
Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will reopen Saturday, Jan. 11. The trail has been closed since July 29 due to work associated with a flood mitigation project that is still underway in the northeastern portion of Garden of the... Read more
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 4:17pm
Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will reopen Saturday, Jan. 11. The trail has been closed since July 29 due to work associated with a flood mitigation project that is still underway in the northeastern portion of Garden of the... Read more
clip art chistmas tree. "recycle your christmas tree"
Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 11:06am
With the assistance of El Paso County, the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Utilities, and Rocky Top Resources, Colorado Springs Youth Sports will be operating a TreeCycle event to reduce tree waste, provide free mulch and support youth sports.
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 10:40am
Over the last decade, the Pikes Peak Region has welcomed a record number of visitors and several high-profile improvement projects are underway to create an enhanced experience for all. Visit COS is helping to guide this sustainable growth within the tourism industry through a regional Destination... Read more
city logo
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 2:17pm
Thanks to voters, the City was able to retain $7 million in excess TABOR funds and invest the money in park improvements . We've created a map so you can see where the projects will take place and what we're planning to do. Voters also passed an extension to the 2C paving program this year allowing... Read more
tops of pine trees against a colorful sky. "Park Projects Colorado Springs"
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 1:05pm
Here is a map and details about planned park improvements across the city. The funding is thanks to voter approved issue 2B, which allowed the City to keep $7 million in excess TABOR revenue. 
pikes peak summit construction
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 2:01pm
Winter is quickly approaching, but construction crews working on the summit of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain don’t plan to let the harsh winter weather at 14,000 feet slow them down.
man pushed little girl across the ice as she sits on an orange five gallon bucket.
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 1:22pm
Skate in the Park is open! Stop by Acacia Park downtown and take a spin around the rink!
Aerial view of trail running through Stratton Open space
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 11:54am
Work to expand and improve the Ridgeway trail head and parking lot starts Monday. The trail head is a popular access point to Stratton Open Space on the city's west side.
artist inspecting his work as he repairs sculpture
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 3:51pm
A favorite piece of public art in Colorado Springs is repaired and back on display at the corner of Colorado Ave. and Cascade Ave.. The sculpture "I have been dreaming to be a tree" was vandalized in September and one of the antlers was damaged. The artist,  Byeong Doo Moon, came to Colorado... Read more