North Slope User Survey

Ring the Peak Trail North Slope

Colorado Springs Utilities wants your input. Colorado Springs Utilities and Pikes Peak America’s Mountain are examining visitor’s recreational experiences in North Slope Recreation Area to best align the community’s recreational benefits, outfitter-guided recreation opportunities, water and watershed protection, and financial sustainability on North Slope.Please take a few minutes to complete the survey by October 7: […]

Seasonal Closure on North Slope

Ring the Peak Trail Rock slide

North Slope Recreation Area closes for the winter season on Sunday, October 16.  The portion of Ring the Peak through that area is closed after October 16 until May 1.  Access to North Slope from the Edlowe Road trailhead and Catamount Ranch open space closes before North Slope, and is closed from October 1 until […]

Listen to Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast for an update on Ring the Peak Trail!

Ring the Peak Trail sign

Visit  Episode 243 An update on the Ring the Peak Trail – Mar 24, 2021. Bob chats with Mike Rigney, Ring the Peak project manager for the Trails and Open Space Coalition about the status of the trail network around Pikes Peak, and the progress towards getting the gaps in the network closed.  

Ring the Peak Trail at COSA Conference

Colorado Open Space Alliance

The Ring the Peak Trail Master Plan process was the focus of a presentation by NES consultant Chris Lieber and TOSC team members Susan Davies and Mike Rigney at the Colorado Open Space Alliance (COSA) annual meeting in Steamboat Springs. The presentation was well received and a number of good suggestions were made by the […]

Final Master Plan Document

Ring the Peak Master Plan

After over two years of meetings, public workshops and field work, our consultant N.E.S., Inc. delivered a final Mater Plan document which is now available on this web site here.