Thank You, Ascent Cycling
Thank you to Ascent Cycling for the donation for Friends of the Peak, and also for taking the initiative to have a fundraiser to support 6 local Friends groups that support the trails that we all love.
At the January 13 meeting, Colorado Springs city council voted 7-2 to give Jones Park to El Paso County.
South Slope Trails
Are you curious about the new trails on the South Slope of Pikes Peak, but don't want to wait until spring? Use Google Earth to tour the area! Just use this link to download the GPX file, then open it in Earth or your favorite GPS track viewer.
Incline Is Open
The Manitou Incline opened on Friday, December 5 at a 10 a.m. ceremony. CS Parks and Rec has more information.
The trails in the Bear Creek area are open for hiking and biking. Camping and motorized use are still restricted. Here is the current trail map.
Information about Forest Service's long-term proposal for the Bear Creek watershed is available on the Forest Service web site Bear Creek page.
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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.