Starting Monday, visitors to Garden of the Gods Park won't be able to walk up to the welcome sign at the entrance of the park. The sign is a popular photo spot for park visitors. Crews are preparing to move the sign to a safer location during construction 30th Street in front of the park's main... Read more
North Cheyenne Cañon Park is a cherished property that's been a part of our parks system since 1885 when the City purchased about 640 acres for $5,000. Today, a project is underway to replace three historic bridges in the park to make them wider, stronger and safer.
The Center for Strategic Ministry (CSM) is the recommended operator of the Westside Community Center after a robust request for proposal (RFP) process. The RFP evaluation committee determined the CSM proposal best met the goal of providing a vibrant and financially viable community center that... Read more
There is a new, temporary entrance off 30th Street. The temporary park entrance allows Garden of the Gods Park visitors to continue to access the park while the new entry roundabout is built. Park access, as well as access to the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, will be maintained... Read more
The project provides access to the 200-acre parcel that was acquired during a past land exchange with The Broadmoor, and the views are stunning. The new trails are bidirectional and open to non-motorized, multi-recreational users.
Downtown Colorado Springs, in collaboration with the City’s Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services department, is pleased to announce the return of Skate in the Park, presented by Academy Bank. The only outdoor rink in the area, Skate in the Park will once again open at Acacia Park, this year in... Read more
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department rededicated the historic gazebo in Alamo Square Park, adjacent to the Pioneers Museum downtown, on Monday, Nov. 1. The gazebo improvements were funded in part by the El Pomar Foundation and voter-approved ballot issue 2B from the 2019 election... Read more
On Tuesday, Oct. 26, the Colorado Springs City Council approved by unanimous vote a proposal for the City to acquire 343 acres of open space known as Fishers Canyon. The property, located in the city’s southwest foothills, borders Cheyenne Mountain State Park to the south, the Broadmoor Bluffs... Read more
The Colorado Springs Fire Department’s Mitigation Section and City Parks’ and Forestry staff are teaming up with community volunteers to complete fire mitigation work at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site starting Thursday, Oct. 28.
The City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department will begin a major maintenance project Monday, Oct. 25 on a section of the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail in northern Colorado Springs.