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Cheyenne Mountain, state parks team up


Last updated 4/29/2020 at 7:23am

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is responding to a request from El Paso County to help alleviate overcrowding at area parks and open spaces.

Urban parks are experiencing heavy use statewide as people adhere to a request from Gov. Jared Polis to recreate close to home rather than travel to the mountains or areas where services are extremely limited. Polis has urged people to get outside during the pandemic, but to respect local health orders, to exercise social-distancing and avoid crowded trailheads.

“Cheyenne Mountain State Park visitation is up significantly over previous years, but, unlike...

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