Trails and Open Space Blog

  • News May 15, 2019

    By on May 15, 2019

    News May 15, 2019 Trail Closures in Black Forest The El Paso County Parks Department will be working on forest restoration within Black Forest Regional Park, requiring periodic park and trail closures, May through July. The project will focus on removing dead trees, thinning and planting in the understory, and treating the area for noxious weed. Read more on our blog. Grant Funding

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  • Black Forest Trail Closures

    By on May 9, 2019

    Visitors Should Expect Trail Closures in Black Forest Regional Park,  May through July. El Paso County Parks will be doing forestry work in Black Forest Regional Park which will cause periodic closures of trails and park sections, May through July. Trails and sections will be closed for the safety of park visitors due to large equipment and tree felling operations.

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  • News May 8, 2019

    By on May 8, 2019

    News May 8, 2019 Parking Lot Repair at Red Rock Canyon Tue. May 7th – Thur. May 9th City staff will be working to repair the two dirt parking lots at the main entrance to Red Rock Canyon. Each day, one of the lots will remain open to accommodate cars while the other lot is closed for repair. Parking should still

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  • News May 1, 2019

    By on May 1, 2019

    News May 1, 2019 Ring the Peak Master Plan Draft We are proud to announce that after over a year of meeting with a variety of City officials, state agencies and the U.S. Forest Service a draft Ring the Peak Master Plan is now available; please click here to visit our website where you can view and comment on the plan. Our next

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  • “Best of the Springs” Winners

    By on April 29, 2019

    We know these are great, community-minded companies because they are all our partners. It’s nice to see them get the recognition they deserve! Congrats to all these readers chosen “Best of the Springs” winners: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Phelan Gardens Heuberger Subaru Criterium Bicyclces Old Town Bike Shop ENT Credit Union Picnic Basket Catering Wooglin’s Deli and Café Marigold Café

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  • 2019 Pikes Peak Regional Crew Leader Training

    By on April 29, 2019

    The 2019 Pikes Peak Regional Crew Leader Training was a success.  The immersive hands-on training took place over the weekend of April 26th through April 28th at the Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center in North Cheyenne Canon Park. There were 25 participants who completed the training.   Participants represented local Friends Groups, nonprofit organizations, National Forest Service, BLM, City of Colorado

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  • Ring the Peak Draft Master Plan

    By on April 25, 2019

    It is with great pleasure that the Trails and Open Space Coalition (TOSC) publish this draft report entitled Ring the Peak Master Plan. This report is the culmination of over two years of public, stakeholder and personal meetings designed to arrive at consensus on completing the iconic Ring the Peak Trail. Click on the image below to go to the

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  • News April 24, 2019

    By on April 24, 2019

    News April 24, 2019 Cottonwood Creek Trail Connectivity It’s time for trail-users to celebrate! The Academy Bridge Rehabilitation Project is almost complete. The aging, substandard bridge, on North Academy, has been replaced bringing the structure up to modern safety standards, while also providing an important new trail connection. On May 1st, the Cottonwood Creek Trail will finally link up to the Pikes Peak

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  • Sinton Trail Closure

    By on April 24, 2019

    The Colorado Department of Transportation in cooperation with American Civil Constructors will begin working on the South Douglas Creek box culvert which passes under I-25. The Sinton Trail leading into and out of the box culvert under I-25 will be closed from April 14th through approximately September 10th. For more information you can call the project information line at 719-301-7279,

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