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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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  • Lots of trails and hidden lookouts. Very confusing signage and web of trails from SE parking lot. Some are dead ends or overgrown narrow paths. GPS is not accurate BTW. There is a lot of sand aka...  more »
  • Hilly with nice views of the city. When I used to live here I used to take my lunch to Palmer Park. An ideal break from the drag of yet another work day. The problem was I didn't want to leave...  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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