CPW backs out of 55-year management of wildlife area with five days notice. The new Army Corps management plan will eliminate dispersed camping around the largest reservoir in southeastern Colorado.
Refund requests and challenges to reach vehicle owners outside its “echo chamber” has troubled the launch of the parks pass that underpins CPW’s new financial model
Lake Pueblo hosted 3.4 million last year. Jeffco Open Space estimated 7 million users in 2021. That’s right. 7 million. But efforts to control crowds raise questions of equity and access.
By Luke Zarzecki, The Westminster Window After three long nights of debate and testimony, the Westminster City Council voted 5-2 to approve the controversial plan to convert a large swath of farmland into the 2,350-home Uplands development. Councilors voted at the end of their Monday meeting, which ran until almost 1 a.m. Tuesday and was […]
Before 2016, Grant Frontier Park was touted as a place where prospectors first discovered gold in the South Platte River near Denver. No one seemed to care. “I never saw anyone in the park,” Gordon Robertson, director of planning design and construction at Denver Parks and Recreation Department, said of the three-block long park that […]
As the founder and CEO of the Women in Fitness Association, I make it my daily aim to support women globally with opportunities in the fitness industry. Women in fitness deserve every opportunity to succeed by growing into leadership positions or expanding their businesses. According to a recent report analyzing U.S. Census data, women make […]
By Dan Boyce, CPR News America the Beautiful Park in Colorado Springs has a complicated history. Dozens of families, many made up of racial minorities, were gone when the city decided to raze the neighborhood and park there in the 1990s and early 2000s. But for former residents of the Conejos neighborhood in downtown Colorado […]
WESTMINSTER — Eric Wycoff remembers well the struggle to find a suitable park experience when his family was younger. The all-day adventure meant loading everyone into the car to drive clear across town — just so his stepdaughter could enjoy playgrounds and wide-open fields. On the days his wife needed their only car for work, […]
COLORADO SPRINGS — Despite some closures due to the pandemic and price increases, Colorado state parks recorded a nearly 23% increase in visitors in 2020, with some data from November and December still yet to be logged. The 18.3 million visitors state parks have reported so far were up from the 14.8 million total in […]
The past several months have shaken our nation and state to the core. The combined crises of a global pandemic, economic recession, racist violence against people of color and climate change have exposed weaknesses and destructive inequities in our state’s economy, support systems and infrastructure. As we seek to rebuild from these crises, Colorado and […]