City Council heard a presentation from downtown businessman Perry Sanders and officials from the Switchbacks Football Club about activating Antlers Park to house a sports stadium. The City would retain ownership of the property.
We will be contacting decision-makers to learn more about the proposal and will continue to report on the details as we get them.
To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who asked, “What are you doing for others?” we invite you to help remove invasive elm trees from the nature center trails, then join around a campfire for s’mores! Must be able to use a handsaw. Free. Preregistration required.
Celebrate the full moon as we walk along the trails of Bear Creek Nature Center, enjoying the sights and sounds of moonlit trails. Be prepared for cold and possibly snowy or icy conditions. Preregistration required. $3/member, $4/guest. Adults only.
The United States Air Force Academy will begin a large scale construction project at the South Gate Bridge between January 2018 and June 2019. This construction activity will impact the New Santa Fe Regional Trail.
The New Santa Fe Trail will remain open through the construction site, but will be routed through a metal connex box tunnel. There will be periodic trail closures at the South Gate Bridge.
Two flood restoration projects moving forward on Fountain Creek Trail.
Two damaged stretches of the Fountain Creek Regional Trail will see repairs in the first quarter of this year, according to a report at the El Paso County Parks Advisory Board on Jan 10.
A 400-foot section of the trail near Camping World will be relocated away from the creek. The trail is currently closed. It will reopen in February after construction is completed. No detour is available.
A 300-foot section will be constructed and the creek bank reinforced at the Maxwell St trailhead. This trail is currently open. Trail will be closed for 1-2 weeks during construction; a detour during non-working hours will be available.