Tuesday, June 16, crews started construction on Bancroft Park, located in the heart of Old Colorado City. The project will expand and enhance the plaza space, remove the existing picnic pavilion, add a new restroom facility, provide a new playground and beautify the park’s green space.
During construction, there will be no sidewalk or street closures. The Pikes Peak Farmers’ Market will operate as usual. The project is estimated to last through the end of October.
You’re invited to the 3rd Annual Sustain-a-Fest! Come celebrate “Earth Day Every Day” with sustainability exhibits & activities, along with local food trucks, live music, demonstrations, and family friendly activities. FREE ADMISSION.
After a year and a half of community engagement involving many different groups in SE Colorado Springs, the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board voted unanimously to approve the Panorama Park Master Plan.
Join the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center for an evening jaunt in the Garden. Each week a route will be mapped out for participants to run, walk or jog through the Park and Rock Ledge Ranch. Earn great prizes for completing 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 runs!
Ride your bike to Bristol Brewing between noon and 4pm on Saturday, August 3, 2019. You’ll enjoy a discounted pint while learning about Colorado’s most precious resource: water – and why it’s so important for making great beer!
Check out our Volunteer Calendar for details about community projects and how to connect with one or several of our amazing friends groups that help keep our incredible parks, trails and open spaces accessible and beautiful.
The Creek Week cleanup aims to bring the Fountain Creek Watershed communities together to foster the health of our local waterways for its citizens and wildlife alike.
Creek Week needs crew leaders for fall cleanup
Last year’s watershed-wide, 9-day litter cleanup inspired nearly 3,000 volunteers to remove 24 tons of litter from Palmer Lake to Pueblo. This year’s event is Sept 28 – Oct 6. Signups will go live in August.
The Creek Week Steering Committee is accepting requests for dates and sites NOW on a first come, first serve basis by completing the online form here.
Bureau of Land Management to relocate from Washington, DC to Grand Junction
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), an agency within the United States Department of the Interior responsible for administering public lands, announced this week the relocation of its headquarters from the nation’s capital to Grand Junction, Colorado.