Fox Run Wedding Gazebo and Ponds Closure and Construction

The Wedding Gazebo will be closed for construction and redesign starting September 2024. Construction will include draining and relining of Aspen Lake. The closure will continue through the end of 2025.

Gazebo at Fox Run Regional Park

Areas with trail damage

Please use caution when using El Paso County trails. We have experienced significant trail damages at:

Hanson Park

Fountain Creek Regional Trail

Willow Springs Ponds

Clear Spring Ranch

Pineries Open Space

Please avoid areas that are fenced off and watch out for repair crews and equipment.

Avoid using trails during and after flood watches and warnings.

Northgate Trailhead Permanent Closure

Permanent Trailhead Closure: The Northgate Parking Area and Trailhead that provides access to the New Santa Fe Trail have been permanently closed by the Air Force Academy due to the construction of the new visitors center. The nearest trailhead with open access will be Baptist Road. Once the new visitors center has been completed a new trailhead with parking will be implemented. The trail will remain open during this time. Unchanged: Permanent Trailhead Closure: The Northgate Parking Area and Trailhead that provides access to the New Santa Fe Trail have been permanently closed by the Air Force Academy due to the construction of the new visitors center. The nearest trailhead with open access will be Baptist Road. Once the new visitors center has been completed a new trailhead with parking will be implemented. The trail will remain open during this time.

Map Showing Northgate Trailhead Closure

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