News Dec 26, 2017

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Riding the Sand Creek Trail with Yolanda Avila

Allen Beauchamp, our Bicycle Initiatives Coordinator, rode the Sand Creek Trail with Councilperson Yolanda Avila, showcasing the parks, trails, YMCA–and the challenges of riding in her district in the SE part of our city. Allen is working on a project to improve connections and encourage biking in that part of town, thanks to a grant from the Colorado Springs Health Foundation.

Watch to the end–only 37 secs–there’s a celebrity appearance!


Friends and Partner News


Save the Dates

Please help create the Master Plan for North Cheyenne Cañon by attending these community workshops:
  • Thursday, Jan 25, 6 pm
  • Tuesday, March 6, 5 pm
All will be held at Cheyenne Mountain High School, 1200 Cresta Road.
Approximately 90 people attended the second North Cheyenne Cañon Park Master Plan community workshop on Oct. 17. Project team members first presented their site assessment of the Park, followed by participants working in small groups to identify the problems and opportunities they see in the Park. Groups also discussed and indicated their preferences for six traffic management/reduction ideas.

More info here.


The Trails and Open Space Coalition Celebrates 30 years!


Donate now–your donation helps preserve open space and parks.

Thanks to those of you who have generously renewed your membership AND added $30 as we celebrate our 30th anniversary. It was 1987 when a group of community leaders came together to form the Pikes Peak Trails Association to see that land was set aside, trails were built and connected.

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