Temporary Closure of Palmer Lake Recreation Area Trailhead

Work From October 5 to October 14.

El Paso County, CO, Tuesday September, 2020 – As part of paving improvements to the Palmer Lake Recreation Area Trailhead parking area, there may be intermittent closures during time of construction, please use caution. A full closure of the parking lot and trail head will happen on October 14 to complete the paving project.


Construction to begin at Widefield Community Park

Work From October 6 to November 30.

El Paso County is initiating a construction project 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 the playground, and new playground components. Construction is scheduled in phases between October 6 and November 30, 2020. For your safety, park users should be aware of construction crews and equipment in the park, be respectful of construction fencing and warning signs, and avoid the construction areas.

For more information, please contact Jason Meyer, El Paso County Community Services Department Planning Supervisor at 719-520-6985, or via email at jasonmeyer@elpasoco.com

For any questions or concerns please contact the El Paso County Parks office at (719)520-7529 or by email Parks@elpasoco.com