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Prospect Lake: Historical Recreation Hub

With the mountainous backdrop of Pikes Peak and its central location just east of downtown, Prospect Lake has been a longtime centerpiece of Colorado Springs recreation. General William Jackson...

Colorado Springs Annual Calendars

These annual calendars highlight Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. From soothing scenic photos of local parks and trails to the furry officers of the police department, here...

Gear We Like for a Winter Hike

Shorter days and snowy weather doesn't mean the end of outdoor fun in Colorado Springs. With the right gear, you can still enjoy winter hikes whether it's near the...

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Colorado Springs

Say goodbye to the teens and hello to the ’20s. There's no shortage of New Year’s Eve parties in Colorado Springs celebrating the entry into a new decade in...

Trails: Hiking Pulpit Rock

Where to Find It: Beside the I-25 and N. Nevada intersection. The small trailhead parking lot is at 6411 N. Nevada Ave. just north of the small shopping center....

Holiday Concerts in Colorado Springs

What would the holidays be without the bells and jingles and holiday tunes? Whether you’re into elegant classical, soulful jazz or Irish jigs, here’s a list of holiday concerts...

Must-See Movies of Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival 2019

“Stories driven by women and others who are often unheard or unseen have the power to spark new levels of empathy and understanding,” says Sarah Mishler, marketing director of...

A New Namaste With Yoga and Brews

Of all the quirky yoga classes around Colorado's Front Range—from stand-up paddleboard yoga to yoga with wolves, goats or kangaroos—there is a class where yogis find their asana amid...

Holiday Fun Runs to Cure Cabin Fever

There’s no need to sulk or feel guilty about those seasonal treats with these holiday themed fun runs. From bear suits to Santa suits and turkey trots to the...

Climbing Over Fear on the Springs’ Via Ferrata

"Grab the top of that ledge, latch your chili bean and let go!” says Alex Hesler, outdoor attraction manager at Cave of the Winds. He’s encouraging me to hang by...
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