Temporary Closures for Fountain Creek Regional Trail
Repair Work Nov. 2019 to March 2020

El Paso County, CO, Thursday Nov. 7, 2019 – El Paso County Parks will be completing repairs and providing additional stabilization to a section of damaged Fountain Creek embankment at the Willow Springs Ponds. During this project, sections of the Fountain Creek Regional Trail and Ceresa Park may be closed between November 2019 and March 2020.

Trail closure signs will be along the trail when closures are present. El Paso County advises trail users to pay attention and proceed with caution during this time.

Willow Trail Closure Map

Parks Administration Office
(719) 520-7529
2002 Creek Crossing Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80905
(In Bear Creek Park Regional Park, Southeast of 21st & Rio Grande)

2018 El Paso County Parks Volunteer of the Year

The El Paso County Park Advisory Board hereby acknowledges he exemplary volunteer service of Randy Fielder and has selected him as the 2018 El Paso County Parks Volunteer of the Year. Mr. Fielder has regularly completed the thinning of dead growth and diseased trees using proper pruning techniques at Willow Springs Ponds. He was instrumental in assisting County Parks staff with the removal of branches and other debris at Willow Springs Ponds after two destructive hail storms in 2018. Mr. Fielder has outstanding initiative and regularly completes volunteer efforts including trash removal, weed management and other tasks at Willow Springs Ponds with minimal oversight. Mr. Fielder has completed over 300 hours of volunteer service at Willow Springs Ponds in 2018, which has made Willow Springs Ponds a safer, healthier, and more aesthetically pleasing landscape for our many park users.

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