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Palmer Park, Colorado Springs

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Friends and neighbors inspired by their love for the park and concerned about the effects of city budget cuts founded Guardians of Palmer Park (GoPP) in January 2009. The main focus of the organization’s mission is to enhance, protect, defend and maintain the physical integrity, natural beauty and physical resources of Palmer Park for the enjoyment of future generations.
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  • This park was perfect for an afternoon hike. We spent a few hours here- long enough to explore but not be out too long in the cold. It wasn’t very crowded on a Friday. It was very cold at the...  more »
  • Right in center-city, this offers a pleasant respite with a very outback feel. Just drive through, or hike the various foot trails which are gentle in incline.  more »
  • Nice playground with shaded tables. Could use better water fountains for filling up bottles. Some of the slides were closed and the equipment got really really hot in the sun. The hiking trails are nice and pretty long. Overall a nice park.
  • Nice park with a good trail system for running. Several parking lots throughout the park and pretty clean overall. Caution to run or hike in pairs, especially after dark. Some interesting characters like to use the park for different activities....The dog park is small but fairly clean as well. Bags and trash cans available for dog waste.

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