P.O. Box 26651, Colorado Springs, CO 80936 gopalmerpark@gmail.com

Guardians of Palmer Park

…enhance, protect, defend and maintain the physical integrity, natural beauty and physical resources of Palmer Park in Colorado Springs, Colorado….

Our Mission

The organization’s mission is to help maintain Palmer Park’s unique beauty, recreational opportunities and spirit for the enjoyment of future generations.

July 9, 2022 Workday!

Come join us for our July GoPP workday on Saturday July 9th at 8:30 am. We will be meeting at the Maizeland parking lot to check in. We have three volunteer activities to choose from:

Dog Waste Cleanup: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0132&console_type=event_list&res_code=AD0HKX&ht=1

Trash Cleanup: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0132&console_type=event_list&res_code=O7bj2C&ht=1

Trail Work: https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_id=0132&console_type=event_list&res_code=uGdMik&ht=1

Come out and help us keep the park looking great, especially after a holiday weekend!

Saturday, June 4, 2022 Workday

Saturday, June 4th is National Trails Day and GoPP will be hosting three events in Palmer Park. And afterwards, we will be meeting at Council Grounds for live music from the bluegrass band Firewood, with non-alcoholic drinks provided by Athletic Brewing, and...

Earth Day Combined Trail Workday Event

Trail friends, we have a great Earth Day Weekend event planned; make that three events!   We have partnered up with Friends of Peregrine Parks and Open Spaces and Friends of Ute Valley. We have also partnered with three great breweries: Smiling Toad, Goat Patch, and...

Palmer Park Workday, Saturday, March 5, 2022

The Guardians of Palmer Park invite you to a workday Saturday, March 5, in the park. We are looking for a few good volunteers to help us. Here are the details: 1) There will be two separate working groups: Group 1 will do trash pickup throughout the park.  It...

Recent trail work

2016 saw two significant trail improvement and maintenance projects in Palmer Park: Improving the Edna Mae Bennett Nature Trail Rerouting and maintaining the Brenner Trail In addition several other trails underwent regular, more "standard", maintenance and cleanup...

Bluebirds of happiness

Visitors to the park have been seeing more of these guys lately. One reason for this is that this year, 2016, the Guardians of Palmer Park, in particular our president, John Hawk, along with our good friends Will and Kate Crow, installed several brand new nesting...

Your dog in Palmer Park

Some dogs bring their people to Palmer Park every day. There are a few rules for dogs and their people to keep in mind for these visits to be pleasant for all concerned. Palmer Park has two places in which friendly, well-controlled pets are allowed to be off-leash....

Join Us!

Everyone who cares about Palmer Park is welcome to join. Benefits include:

adding your voice to a growing chorus of people who love Palmer Park.

offering your ideas about how best to care for the park.

receiving email alerts about issues that might affect the park.

join us for Park service work days.