Fall Harvest Festival at Gold Hill Mesa to Benefit Bear Creek Nature Center

September 30, 2021 – Join us for a celebration of fall! Gold Hill Mesa’s tree lined streets and beautiful community center grounds will greet you with warm fall colors, while a live performance by High-country Traditional Bluegrass band Red Mountain Boys will provide a soundtrack to the changing seasons. The concert and festival will be held…

Volunteers Needed For El Paso County Fair Advisory Board

September 24, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Fair Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by October 11, 2021. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is currently seeking four Associate members. The El Paso County Fair…

October Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

September 20, 2021 – El Paso County Releases October Events at Bear Creek Nature Center All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Link to program images https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1E5tjnVcqJwtp3H1BbnaoPBvSXik_-DFg?usp=sharing Creek Week Cleanup Saturday, October 2, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.…

Bear Creek Dog Park Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

September 15, 2021 – Starting on October 4, El Paso County Community Services Department will temporarily close public access to Bear Creek Dog Park for maintenance. The scheduled maintenance will continue through October 10, 2021. During the closure, crews will be onsite for forestry maintenance, trail restoration, and continued drainage improvements including: Forestry – hazard…

October Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

September 13, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for October. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/. All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. Kids’ Morning Out: Invasive Intruders at the Park! Saturday, October…

El Paso County Names Skyler Nelson as 2021 Veteran of the Year

September 9, 2021 – Today, at the annual ceremony El Paso County’s Veterans Service Office and the Board of El Paso County Commissioners announced Skyler Nelson as the Veteran of the Year. Skyler Nelson is an Iraq War veteran that served in the Army as a Chaplain Assistant. She is a graduate student at Pepperdine…

El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for September – October

August 9, 2021 – El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for September and October. All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call for current status. CONTACT: Theresa Odello, Recreation Coordinator, 719-520-6977, theresaodello@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Rainbow Falls Geology and History Talk Friday, September 10, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Did…

El Paso County Launches Online Forum to Spur Ideas for Parks Future

September 1, 2021 – Parks are better when citizens have a voice in their planning and development. This is why El Paso County is proud to announce the launch of EPCountyParkPlan.com, an online forum allowing residents the ability to complete a survey and provide input for the 2021 El Paso County Parks Master Plan. EPCountyParkPlan.com…