El Paso County Recreation & Cultural Services offer program and events at two nationally recognized nature centers, the El Paso County Fairground,
over 7000 acres of parkland, and 85 miles of trails.
Through class field trips, recreation classes, community wide special events we provide educational, recreational, and entertainment opportunities to El Paso County citizens and visitors.
El Paso County's Fountain Creek Nature
Center Receives Starburst Award
El Paso County received a 2016 Starburst Award from the CO Lottery for "excellence in
the use of lottery funds" for the renovation and expansion of Fountain Creek Nature Center.
Fountain Creek Nature Center's Teen Volunteer
Receives Volunteer of the Year Award
Congratulations to Sarah K., Fountain Creek Nature Center's Teen Volunteer, for being
named the 2016 El Paso County Parks Volunteer of the Year! The Park Advisory Board
presented her with a resolution at their meeting on December 14th. Thank you Sarah
for your many hours and dedicated service to Fountain Creek Nature Center!