City Council unanimously approved a question for the November ballot seeking approval of a 20-year extension of the Trails, Open Space and Parks (TOPS) tax and increasing the current 0.1 percent rate to 0.2 percent or 2 pennies on $10.
The historic and newly renovated beach house at Memorial Park is open again after being closed for more than a year. The renovated beach house features indoor and outdoor learning spaces, an outdoor gathering area with boulder seating, a rentable indoor great room for community events, beach... Read more
The Manitou Incline will be closed during the Barr Trail Mountain Race on July 18, and the Pikes Peak Marathon and Ascent, Aug. 21 and 22. The following closure times will be implemented due to safety concerns during the events.
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department had been seeking a new operator for the Westside Community Center through its established procurement process since November 2020. On July 2, the department announced it was unable to come to a mutual agreement during its most recent... Read more
From the beginning, parks have been integral to Colorado Springs. Our parks system includes more than 9,000 acres of parkland and 500 acres of trails. To celebrate this amazing feature of our city, the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is launching a new section of the Story of Us exhibit. You can... Read more
The daily weekday closure of North Cheyenne Canyon Road, from the Starsmore Visitor & Nature Center to Helen Hunt Falls within North Cheyenne Cañon Park, is extended through noon on June 28, weather and construction dependent.
A section of Sinton Trail that's been closed since January due to storm damage is now fenced off to prevent people from accessing the damaged portion of the trail. Since the trail was originally closed, it was discovered that a significant portion of the creek and embankment will need to be... Read more
Crews have started restoring a historic pavilion in Monument Valley Park. Rehabilitation efforts on the nearly 100-year-old structure include repairing the roof, removing and replacing the pavilion ceiling and rotten wood fascia around the pavilion, and repainting the entire structure.