Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Calendar

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 10:07am
The Manitou Incline will be closed on Sunday, Aug. 23 for the Pikes Peak Marathon. Hikers will not be able to make an online reservation that day.
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 4:52pm
The portion of North Cheyenne Canyon Road located within North Cheyenne Cañon Park will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 18 from approximately 5-10 a.m. The temporary closure is to facilitate a small rock scaling project above the new Creekside Trail, which is currently under construction. The park’s... Read more
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 1:11pm
City Forestry is removing dozens of mid-sized Siberian elm and black locust trees and thousands of seedlings as part of a project to control invasive species in Monument Valley Park. Native vegetation will naturally grow in once the invasive species are removed.
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 1:09pm
At a time when good news is at a premium, nine local entities received significant gifts from the estate of long-time Colorado Springs residents Milton and Darlene Johnson.
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:29am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A portion of Gold Camp Road – from pull-off No. 5 to Captain Jacks parking lot – will be closed on Friday, Aug. 7, from approximately 6 a.m.-2 p.m. It’s anticipated that this will be the final closure for this project.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 1:53pm
The Manitou Incline is now open with new conditions for use. All users required to make a free online reservation before hiking and show proof of their reservation to an onsite attendant. Visit for parking instructions, rules and regulations, and more details.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 1:04pm
Following an announcement by the Colorado State High School Activities Association (CSHSAA) that football and soccer are delayed until spring 2021, the City has decided to cancel its youth football and soccer seasons for fall 2020. In an effort to continue providing players with quality options,... Read more
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 3:48pm
The City of Colorado Springs is exploring new operational opportunities for the Westside Community Center after a decade of collaboration with Woodmen Valley Chapel’s Center for Strategic Ministry LLC. The City is interested in exploring the full continuum of options for the Westside Center and... Read more
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 2:25pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department will begin improvements on a segment of the Palmer-Mesa Trail on Monday, Aug. 3. The trail segment, located parallel to 30th Street, will be closed for the duration of the project, which is expected to last through the end of September.
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 10:13am
A temporary alternate route from the end of Barr Trail to the summit of Pikes Peak will remain in effect until Oct. 31 due to construction delays on the installation of the new permatrak walkway for the new Summit Visitor Center.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 1:13pm
Pop Quiz! What does the “Safer At Home” phase mean for our parks, trails and open spaces? They’re still open... BUT we need you to spread out! Jen and Ted talk with the city’s parks director about some of the issues they’re dealing with and easy ways to find new parks and trails to explore.
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Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:31am
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