Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Calendar

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 3:58pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department began work on several park and trail improvement projects. Projects include a section of remodeled trail at Shooks Run; construction of phase one of the new Northern Incline Trail; and significant improvements to the main parking lot at Red... Read more
Friday, May 15, 2020 - 9:13am
There will be an alternate route from the end of Barr Trail to the Pikes Peak summit during a temporary closure of the usual route. The alternate route will be in effect May 16 to July 31 due to construction of the new Summit Visitor Center.
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 2:49pm
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board at its monthly meeting Thursday, May 14 recommended by unanimous vote a proposal for the City of Colorado Springs to acquire more than 340 acres of open space near the Cedar Heights and Oak Valley Ranch neighborhoods. The acquisitions will... Read more
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 1:59pm
North Cheyenne Cañon Park will be closed to all visitors on May 19 and 20 from 5 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closures will allow for critical forestry and maintenance operations to take place in the park.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 3:40pm
The TOPS working committee recommended a proposal for the City to purchase 340 acres of open space land near the Mountain Shadows neighborhood. The process of potentially acquiring the open space is just beginning. Next, it will be considered by the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory... Read more
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.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 1:11pm
The Colorado Springs City Council unanimously approved a land exchange on April 28 that will expand Coleman Community Park, which is located in the northeast part of the city off of Tutt Avenue and Barnes Road. The exchange grants the city 23.5 acres of the Springs Ranch Golf Course in exchange for... Read more
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 10:24am
Digital open house live through May 12 to collect final public input
Monday, April 20, 2020 - 1:55pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Roadways in Garden of the Gods Park will receive scheduled crack seal maintenance April 21-22. Crews are set to work from 5 a.m.-5 p.m., and flaggers will help traffic move around the active work areas. Visitors are asked to obey the posted park speed limit of 20 miles per... Read more
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 12:22pm
he Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is starting construction on two improvement projects in Monument Valley Park this month. The park’s pickleball courts will receive new lighting to allow for safe night play and an antiquated irrigation system in North Monument Valley Park and... Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 11:37am
Manitou has made a decision to enact an emergency closure of the Incline within its city limits. The City of Colorado Springs encourages all residents to comply with Manitou’s temporary emergency order.
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 10:50am
City Forestry is teaming with community members to develop an Urban Forest Management Plan. We invite you to share your preferences about our trees in a brief online survey.