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.

November 5th 2022 Workday

Come and join us for our November workday. Lots to do to make sure the park is looking good and ready to go for winter. We will be hosting our usual three events from which to choose. Please signup with the links below and help keep Palmer Park the awesome place that...

October 1, 2022 Workday

Fall is upon us and it's soon the first Saturday of October, which means a GoPP workday in the park! Come out and help us in making the park the amazing place that it is! As we normally do, we will be hosting two events. The links to sign up with the city are below....

September 10, 2022 Workday

Please come out and join us for a special workday on Saturday, September 10, 2022. We will be joining with great a veterans volunteer group, The Mission Continues, to conduct three activities in the park and to remember the events of 9/11 and to commemorate all of...

August 6, 2022 Workday

We still need volunteers for this coming Saturday. Come out and help us give the park a little love! Use the below links to signup: Trash cleanup: https://cerv.is/0132gyAuiv0 Dog waste cleanup: https://cerv.is/0132g2eD8eP Trail work:...

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.