The draft decision for the Bear Creek watershed is out. The documents, map, and other information are available on the Forest Service web site Bear Creek page.
Ute Pass Trail Planning
El Paso County Parks released its draft master plan for the Ute Pass Trail. They'll accept public comments to Friday, August 7, with the next public meeting in mid-August. The draft plan and additional information is available on El Paso County's Ute Pass Trail web page.
Manitou Springs Parks, Open Space, and Trails Planning
Manitou Springs is working on the master plan for their parks, open space, and trails. Friends of the Peak, Trails and Open Space Coalition, and other interested groups are hosting a meeting where you can provide input:
Monday, August 10, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm,
Manitou Springs city hall council chambers, 606 Manitou Ave.
More details on the master planning process are on Manitou Springs' web site.
The free shuttle in Manitou Springs is back for 2015, May 17 to Sept 12. It has two routes, 333 on Manitou Avenue and 33, the Incline/Cog shuttle, from Old Mans Trail (near the free parking lot behind Tajine Alami) up Ruxton Ave to Iron Spring Chateau. The Incline/Cog shuttle runs 6 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. every 20 minutes, and every 10 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays after 10 a.m. Colorado Springs transit has details.
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We accomplish these goals by partnering with the U.S. Forest Service, Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation, the Pikes Peak Highway, El Paso County Parks, Colorado Springs Utilities, and other volunteer and Friends organizations.