Parks and Trails News

Parks and Trails News

aerial view of garden of the gods
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:53am
Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will reopen Saturday, Jan. 11. The trail has been closed since July 29 due to work associated with a flood mitigation project that is still underway in the northeastern portion of Garden of the... Read more
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Monday, December 16, 2019 - 2:17pm
Thanks to voters, the City was able to retain $7 million in excess TABOR funds and invest the money in park improvements . We've created a map so you can see where the projects will take place and what we're planning to do. Voters also passed an extension to the 2C paving program this year allowing... Read more
Aerial view of trail running through Stratton Open space
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 11:54am
Work to expand and improve the Ridgeway trail head and parking lot starts Monday. The trail head is a popular access point to Stratton Open Space on the city's west side.
trail through forest during fall
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
There is a brand new trail and geology exhibit at the Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center in North Cheyenne Cañon. 
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Monday, October 7, 2019 - 12:06pm
Chutes Trail in North Cheyenne Cañon Park will be closed starting Tuesday, Oct. 8 to finalize its conversion from a multi-use, bi-directional trail to a dedicated downhill mountain bike trail. Construction is anticipated to be complete by the week of Oct. 22, weather dependent.
group photo of ribbon cutting. Mayor John Suthers in the middle cuts the ribbon
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 3:05pm
New improvements at Memorial Park provide easier access to fitness for all users and increase connectivity throughout the park, thanks in part to the Colorado Springs Health Foundation and the City's Office of Accessibility.
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 2:44pm
A section of Foothills Trail, between Blair Bridge and the Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center underpass, will remain closed through the end of December.