Looking for something fun to do with the kids? Check out this Natural Journal for kids from Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services! It's filled with fun activities that you can do with your kids right in your own backyard.... Read more
Fridays May 28, June 25, July 23
Cost: $75/series (short 3 x 5K distance; progressive 5K, 8K, 10K); $30/individual race
Max capacity: 175 (100 x 5K; 75 x 8K, 10K)
Piñon Valley Park, 5585 Mule Deer Drive 80919... Read more
Colorado Springs is celebrating our 150th anniversary by planting 18,071 trees to commemorate the city’s founding in 1871 by General William J. Palmer. The beauty of the Pikes Peak Region is what attracted Palmer to plan for a resort community at the foot of Pikes Peak. At the time, the city could... Read more
Crews will break ground on major renovations at Panorama Park on May 8, 2021. The 13.5 acre park is located in Southeast Colorado Springs, adjacent to Panorama Middle School. It is the largest neighborhood park renovation in city history.
North Cheyenne Canyon Road, within North Cheyenne Cañon Park, will be closed daily Monday-Friday from May 3-28 to allow for the movement of construction material during a parking lot improvement project. Gold Camp Road from the northern boundary of North Cheyenne Cañon Park to Helen Hunt Falls,... Read more
Our city’s founder, General William Jackson Palmer, had thousands of trees brought into Colorado Springs back in the 1870s. We’re celebrating his legacy and our city’s 150th anniversary with a Tree Challenge! Meet our City Forester Dennis Will, find out why trees are such a big deal and learn how... Read more
Nature and science fans of all ages in Colorado Springs have a chance to help scientists collect information about the wildlife in and around Colorado Springs! Participating is easy! All you have to do is observe and submit pictures of wild plants, animals and fungi using the free app iNaturalist.
You decide to add a tree to your yard, but how will you ever choose the right one? Selecting a new tree can be fun and exciting, but it can be overwhelming too.
Here are seven tips that will help you make the right decision when choosing your tree.
This special event will eliminate motor vehicle access within Garden of the Gods park from 5 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 24, offering guests a unique experience in the park. Without vehicular traffic, the natural sights and sounds of the garden come alive for visitors to experience the park in a... Read more
In this podcast: What does it mean to “leave no trace”? And why does it matter? Hear from one of our city’s awesome park rangers about keeping our favorite parks, trails and open spaces in top shape. She’ll also reveal a famous figure behind this effort, specifically at the Manitou Incline.