Red Rock Canyon Open Space is open for use by visitors during the state’s Safer-At-Home order. In light of this order we ask all visitors to strictly comply with social distancing guidelines as well as all other aspects of the order.
Unfortunately we have found several new homeless campos along Hwy 24 and just West of the 31st St lot. We encourage anyone from the public to report these issues to the Parks dept, or to submit a request through the GoCOS! App or at https://coloradosprings.gov/
If you have an idea of how to improve our open space please share it with us. Your friends’ group Board of Directors is looking for suggestions and we will consider all reasonable ideas. Please contact us here .
Three FoRRC board members and their wives spent the morning removing invasive weeds between Upper Codell Trail and the landfill road below the White Acres pavilion on 8/24/2020. Ranger Wes requested the Friends’ help with this task a week ago and the Friends responded by removing toadflax, thistle and mullen. Big thanks to the City for its support of this effort.
Thanks to FoRRC alliance with the Pikes Peak Climbers Association and Board member Stewart Green, four new top-rope anchors were installed at the wall East of the Quarry, to prevent climbers from using trees as anchors..
Here is a link to an article on trail etiquette from REI: Trail Etiquette: 5 Rules of Etiquette Every Hiker Should Know