There will be an alternate route from the end of Barr Trail to the Pikes Peak summit during a temporary closure of the usual route. The alternate route will be in effect May 16 to July 31 due to construction of the new Summit Visitor Center.
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory Board at its monthly meeting Thursday, May 14 recommended by unanimous vote a proposal for the City of Colorado Springs to acquire more than 340 acres of open space near the Cedar Heights and Oak Valley Ranch neighborhoods. The acquisitions will... Read more
It's not too late to be counted in the 2020 Census. Census data is critical to helping the nation get ahead of our biggest challenges. Now more than ever, your response to the 2020 Census matters. Respond today!
It is in the best interest of the City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County to re-open our economy as soon we are able to do so without compromising our health care system’s ability to respond to the COVID pandemic. We all feel the urgency of returning people to work, and moving our economy... Read more
North Cheyenne Cañon Park will be closed to all visitors on May 19 and 20 from 5 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closures will allow for critical forestry and maintenance operations to take place in the park.
Colorado Springs Municipal Court is currently closed due to the situation around COVID-19. The anticipated opening date is Monday, June 1, at 8:00 a.m. For more information, visit ColoradoSprings.gov/municipalcourt.
The City Planning Department is looking for feedback from the public about proposed changes to the City's zoning and subdivision ordinance (chapter 7 of the City Code). This section of the City Code guides how property owners (including homeowners and businesses) can use their land. Feedback on... Read more
The TOPS working committee recommended a proposal for the City to purchase 340 acres of open space land near the Mountain Shadows neighborhood. The process of potentially acquiring the open space is just beginning. Next, it will be considered by the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Advisory... Read more
We have officially entered the “Safer at Home” phase in our local response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Why can’t we just open everything up? When will we know if we can move to the next phase? Is there a light at the end of the tunnel? These are just a few of the questions Jen and Ted ask Dr. Robin... Read more
Pop Quiz! What does the “Safer At Home” phase mean for our parks, trails and open spaces? They’re still open... BUT we need you to spread out! Jen and Ted talk with the city’s parks director about some of the issues they’re dealing with and easy ways to find new parks and trails to explore.