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A Chance to Visit Rainbow Falls this Winter

January 25th, 2019
Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls Manitou Springs    Short hike (0.3 m) Easily accessible Scenic Dog Friendly Usually closed off during the winter months, the beautiful and extremely popular Rainbow Falls trail, located near Manitou Springs will reopen for a special moment next month. El Paso County Parks and Rec has arranged a must-see opportunity for the public to view the waterfall from a very different perspective. This event is scheduled to take place (weather permitting!) on Saturday, February 23rd, from 11 am to 3 pm.   February 23rd, 2019  11am – 3pm Rainbow Falls Winter Viewing by El Paso... Read More

Access to Green Space is a Predictor of Well-being

December 13th, 2018

People often struggle to find ways to preserve health and happiness when they live in stress-inducing urban environments. Recent research suggests parks have a unique capacity to enhance physical health and foster a sense of community for city dwellers. A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, used information from the Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index, the U.S. Census Bureau, and a variety of other sources and combined this analysis with city-level data on park quantity, quality and accessibility... Read More