We are dedicated to the preservation of open space and parks, and the creation of a network of trails, bikeways and greenways for the Pikes Peak region.
We advocate for the non-motorized use of these resources and convey a collective voice that promotes their values and stewardship for the benefit of our community.
Identify open space, trails and parks priorities in concert with citizens and partners and
develop strategies to implement the goal.
Foster a positive political climate in which local decisions to fund trails are approved and supported.
Assist local governments in the implementation of their trails, parks and open space master plans.
Build, encourage and coordinate grass-roots support for trails.
Develop public/private partnerships to benefit trails and open space.
Influence and coordinate with government agencies, community organizations and businesses.
Promote intermodal use of trails and open space.
Promote accessibility to all citizens, including youth and those with disabilities.
Educate the public, government, and businesses and about recreation and transportation opportunities; environmental, wildlife and riparian protection; our cultural and heritage, the economic benefits, tourism opportunities, health and physical fitness and educational opportunities of trails.
Educate the public about the appropriate and safe use of trails.
Provide youth education opportunities.
Provide information about trail and open space opportunities in the Pikes Peak region.
Conduct events featuring local trails and trail opportunities.
SECURE PROJECT FUNDING
Raise public and private funds for trails.
Support local jurisdictions in their requests for funds.
PROVIDE VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS
Encourage, coordinate and support trails and open space volunteerism, community participation,and membership..