South Suburban Reservoir

Closed starting Wednesday October 14th through spring 2021 South Suburban Reservoir is a reservoir located just 3.6 miles from Colorado Springs, in El Paso County, in the state of Colorado, United States. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod […]

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El Pomar Youth Bike Park

Young bicyclists now have three acres dedicated to helping them develop confidence and competence. A new youth bike park, adjacent to Hillside Community Center, includes a street skills course along with a mountain bike skills and obstacle course. Click here for more information Address: 901 E Fountain Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 | Get Directions

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Rampart Reservoir

Rampart Reservoir is a reservoir northwest of the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado in the Pike National Forest. The reservoir is located on a granite plateau approximately 9,000 feet above sea level. This water supplies the domestic drinking water for the city of Colorado Springs. The reservoir has been stocked with fish by the Colorado […]

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Rainbow Falls Historic Site

The Rainbow Falls Historic Site consists of the namesake Rainbow Falls and a small series of waterfalls downstream. The five acres are developed with a parking area, trailhead, covered kiosk with historical and geological interpretive information, picnic benches and tables, a 0.15 mile trail from the parking area to the Falls, secondary trails along Fountain […]

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Homestead Ranch Park

Located at the edge of Black Forest this 450 acre regional park has diverse topography ranging from rolling, open meadows to tree-covered bluffs running the length of the park. A natural spring-fed pond and creek in the central valley of the park attracts deer, coyotes, foxes, fishing and over 35 types of waterfowl and birds. […]

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Harlan Wolfe Ranch – Community Garden and Park

This property is a historic homestead that sits on a 4-acre city park straddling Cheyenne Creek. There is an old brick house build in 1896 that is currently being restored. Click here for more information Address: 915 W Cheyenne Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 | Get Directions    

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Memorial Park

Memorial Park in Colorado Springs is a multi-use park that features multiple baseball fields, tennis courts, an aquatic center, the a bicycle velodrome, an ice skating center, basketball courts, sand volleyball and many multi-use sports fields. There are also playground and picnic areas that can be reserved for groups. Prospect Lake sits at the center […]

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Monument Valley Park

Northern portion: Baseball/softball field, soccer field, playground, walking and biking paths, geologic column, access to the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail. Southern Portion: Outdoor pool, baseball/softball field, tennis courts, basketball courts, sand volleyball area, fishing (two ponds), picnicking (small and large group picnic shelters), playground, restrooms, hiking and biking trails, access to Pikes Peak Greenway Trail, […]

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Fox Run Regional Park

Fox Run Regional Park

The Fox Run Dog Park was opened in 2013 at the request of citizens who wanted a safe place to let their dogs off-leash in Fox Run Regional Park. The five-acre off-leash park is in a fenced area in the southeast corner of Fox Run Regional Park.

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Paint Mines Interpretive Park

The Paint Mines Interpretive Park is one of El Paso County’s most unique open spaces. The Paint Mines are named for their colorful clays that were collected by American Indians to make paint. Brightly colored bands, caused by oxidized iron compounds, are found in varying amounts throughout the many different layers of clay. Located in […]

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Rampart Range Road

The Rampart Range Recreation Area provides a unique setting for off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts to enjoy a variety of riding experiences. From intermediate to expert riders, ATV or motorcycle, the Rampart has something for everyone. Please make sure you are prepared and ride within your abilities. Changing conditions, natural hazards, as well as oncoming traffic […]

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Roosevelt Park

Baseball/softball field, multi-play court, picnic shelter, playground.

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Meadows Park

From little acorns grow mighty oaks. When a summer youth recreation program began to outgrow its headquarters in a arranged in the southwest Stratton Meadows neighborhood in the early 1980s, space was made available in a nearby shopping center. Thus was born the Meadows Park Community Center. Residents’ growing concerns about gangs and uninvolved teenagers […]

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Deerfield Hills

When the privately built and operated Deerfield Hills Community Center began to falter in the 1970’s, the City of Colorado Springs acquired the building and began development of the City’s first true community center. Today, the Center continues its tradition of offering a positive and safe environment for children of all ages. The wide array […]

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Memorial Skatepark

It is off the hook! Its called a destination skate park, because at 40,000 square feet, the professionally designed and constructed, competition-size skate area has features that will attract inline skaters, skateboarders and BMX bikers from across the country. The park was designed and constructed by Team Pain, a world-renowned skate park design firm based […]

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Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center

Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center

Cherished as a local landmark for many years, this stone building was originally the home of the Starsmore family. It was purchased by the City of Colorado Springs and moved to its present location in 1992. It serves as an introduction to Cheyenne Cañon and its beautiful waterfalls, rock formations, wildflowers and wildlife. Here you […]

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Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center

The Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center is the most visited attraction in the Pikes Peak region, offering FREE admission, iconic views, new interactive museum exhibits, world class shopping, and the fun and exciting Geo-Trekker Theater movie experience. Cell service is available on site. For more information Address: 1805 N. 30th St., Colorado […]

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Fountain Creek Nature Center

Walk the wetlands, search for great blue herons, and explore Fountain Creek – only 15 minutes south of downtown Colorado Springs! An “oasis on the plains” with ponds marshes, meadows, cottonwood forests, and Fountain Creek, the nature center is attractive to visitors of all ages. The nature center offers a unique look into the Cattail […]

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Bear Creek Nature Center

Hike the foothills, search for mule deer, and discover Bear Creek! Scrub oak thicket, ponderosa pine forests, meadows, a mountain creek, and abundant foothills wildlife attract children and adults to Bear Creek Regional Park and Nature Center. Interpretive programs, special events, guided and self-guided tours, and media presentations are offered all year. Outside, two miles […]

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Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Enjoy Cheyenne Mountain State Park year round! Renew your spirit and connect with the outdoors while enjoying the sunny but cool days. Enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, or biking on our 21 plus miles of trails waiting just for you. Come visit “The Trail’s End” visitor center for boundless resources, educational exhibits, souvenir and refreshment shopping, […]

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Red Rock Canyon Open Space

Red Rock Canyon Open Space is one of the best local hiking spots for families with small kids all the way to the serious hiker. Located between Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs, this canyon provides picturesque views of Garden of the Gods and Colorado Springs. The canyon houses a system of trails with a variety […]

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Ute Valley Park

Ute Valley Park is home to diverse wildlife, vegetation and rich archeological features. The rocky-forested hogback formations are an integral part of the Colorado Springs backdrop, a place of important historical, environmental, scenic and recreational value. The park has an extensive network of trails that range in difficulty levels, from beginner to more advanced for […]

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Palmer Park

Donated to the city by General Palmer in 1899 Palmer Park is a very popular city park. Surrounded from all sides by city sprawl it offers a unique place of wilderness in the middle of town. Unique rock formations can be found throughout the park. Many trails of different difficulty used by hikers, bikers and […]

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North Slope Recreation Area

Come experience the breathtaking beauty of North Slope Recreation Area on Pikes Peak!  The area is along Pikes Peak Highway and is at over 9,200 feet in elevation.  There are three cold water reservoirs available for fishing that have an abundance of Brook, Brown, Cutbow, Cutthroat, Lake and Rainbow trout.   Purists can test their fly-fishing skills at secluded North Catamount […]

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North Cheyenne Canon

North Cheyenne Cañon Park is located on the southwest side of Colorado Springs.  North Cheyenne Cañon Park is cut 1,000-feet deep into the 1.5 billion-year-old granite rock. This 1,600-acre park provides good habitat for large animals such as the Black Bear, Mountain Lion and Mule Deer, and little birds that love water, like the Kingfisher, American Dipper […]

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Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods Park is a registered National Natural Landmark. Imagine dramatic views, 300′ towering sandstone rock formations against a backdrop of snow-capped Pikes Peak and brilliant blue skies. This world-class Visitor & Nature Center and museum is the most visited attraction in the region with all new interactive exhibits. Learn how the amazing […]

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Black Forest Regional Park

The crisp air and smell of the ponderosa pines give a distinctive feeling to this 385-acre regional park.  There are spectacular views of Pikes Peak and the Front Range.  The developed area, with turf playfields, tennis courts, playground, and two picnic pavilions were created in natural openings of the forest. This park is open year-round […]

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Bear Creek Regional Park

Set in the foothills of Pikes Peak, Bear Creek Regional Park offers a pleasant escape within the city limits. This 545 – acre regional park supports picnic pavilions, playfields, tennis courts, playgrounds, archery range, horseshoe pit, volleyball and basketball courts. Additionally, ten miles of multi-purpose, non-motorized trails wind through the park.

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Palmer Park Yucca Flats Dog Run

Located predominantly on top of the northern-most bluff, this area has commanding views of the city and Pikes Peak around every corner. Also, it has a great mix of trails: wide, flat paths for off-leash dog walkers, flowy singletrack, and intense, rocky hiking trails. Third, the parking lot is one of the largest and safest in the […]

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Red Rock Canyon Open Space Dog Run

Within the Open Space’s 785 acres is an off-leash, unfenced dog area containing two loop trails. From the east end of main parking lot, head up Mesa Trail to reach Lower Dog Loop (1/2 mile RT) and Upper Dog Loop (1 mile RT). Dogs must be on leash in all Open Space areas except Dog […]

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Garden of the Gods Off Leash Area

Off-leash area is north of Chambers Way, south of Gateway Road, west of 30th Street and east of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, next to Garden of the Gods Park, which allows dogs on up to 6-foot leashes on any designated trail. Within the park are rest rooms, picnic areas and a Visitor’s Center. Dogs […]

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Rampart Park Dog Park

Popular fenced park within Rampart Park is large and flat. Fun agility obstacles are built into the landscape. Bring your own water for the community bowl.

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Palmer Park Dog Park

Your pet will love this fenced, off-leash dog park, which includes water fountains, benches, and fallen trees to use as obstacles for agility play.

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Cheyenne Meadows Dog Park

This simple, no-frills off-leash park is loved by locals. The park is fully fenced and known for being clean and well-maintained.

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Bear Creek Dog Park

Bear Creek Dog Park is a sprawling 25-acre off-leash playground for all good dogs and their well-behaved owners. Our well kept natural environment encourages Rover to roam; from the cooling pools in the creek to the warm sunflowers on the trail, canines will find a true haven. Flowing prairie hills cushion little paws, agility obstacles […]

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Quail Lake

Quail Lake Park in southern Colorado Springs is a popular and scenic city park bordering Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard and Quail Lake Road. The 113-acre park offers lots of recreational opportunities, many centered on 22-acre Quail Lake, include motorized boating, fishing, bicycling, running, picnicking, hiking, and sledding. The park features a basketball court, two sand volleyball […]

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Crystal Creek Reservoir

Crystal Creek Reservoir is located on Pikes Peak and is a great place to take kids fishing. It is one of three that are part of the North Slope Recreation Area located northeast of Colorado Springs. Owned and managed by the City of Colorado Springs, these scenic water supply reservoirs and the surrounding area offer […]

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