El Paso County Parks COVID-19 Update

COVID 19 UPDATE To help combat the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) virus and be respectful for the health and safety of our citizens and staff, the following County Parks offices and facilities are closed to public access until May 4*: Park Headquarters Bear Creek Nature Center Fountain Creek Nature Center County Fairgrounds Playgrounds Pavilions Park Restrooms…

Nature Centers Events February 2020

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for February 2020 which includes: rabbits, raccoons, birds, a scavenger hunts, and STEM & Snow. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Nature Adventures: Rascally Rabbits Thursday, February 6, 10…

Reserve Your 2020 Park Facility

El Paso County Parks online reservation system is now available to reserve park facilities for 2020. Facilities include the wedding gazebo, pavilions, tennis courts and archery range. To reserve a playing field, please call the park’s office. For more information visit Parks Reservation Page or call El Paso County Park Headquarters at (719) 520-7529.

Nature Center Events and Programs for January 2020

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for January 2020 which includes: a moon hike, birds of prey, a campfire, and several children’s programs. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Fountain Creek Nature Adventures: Super Sleepers…

Fair Earns Seven IAFE Awards

El Paso County Fair & Event Center staff are celebrating. The Fair received seven awards at the 2019 International Association of Fair & Expositions Conference this month. Each year, the IAFE honors outstanding members with various industry awards. Awards include: Hall of Honor Communications Awards: Fair Website (new site in 2019) Agricultural Awards-Agricultural exhibitor events,…