Public Requested to Review Jones Park Master Plan Draft and Survey

December 9, 2020 – El Paso County Parks is seeking public review and survey participation regarding the draft Jones Park Master Plan. Popular for multiple outdoor recreation pursuits and beautiful scenery, Jones Park is also home of the federally threatened Greenback Cutthroat Trout. Jones Park covers over 1,100 acres of land featuring beautiful stands of…

Widefield Community Park Construction Project Underway

October 8, 2020 – An El Paso County construction project is currently underway, which will require intermittent closures of the playground, surrounding sidewalks, and a portion of the main parking lot within Widefield Community Park. This project includes: Replacing the sidewalk from the main parking lot to the restroom Construction of two new pavilions near…

El Paso County Parks COVID-19 Update

Updated September 18, 2020 COVID 19 UPDATE To help combat the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) virus and be respectful for the health and safety of our citizens and staff, please find below the current status of County Park facilities. Updates based on the amended State Public Health Order 20-28 and State approved variances for El…

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…