Addition to Corral Bluffs Open Space won't be open to public either
There is no shortage of ideas for what the Corral Bluffs Open Space might become, but when the public will be allowed on the land remains unclear. The Colorado Springs City Council unanimously approved an 85-acre addition to the open space in July at a cost of $570,000, said Britt Haley, manager of the Trails, Open Space and Parks (TOPS) tax program. But after the vote, a survey showed the area was closer to 80 acres, which cut the purchase price to $540,000. The sale was finalized in…
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Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a nationally recognized leader in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. The agency manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado's wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. CPW issues hunting and fishing licenses, conducts research to improve wildlife management activities, protects high priority wildlife habitat through acquisitions and partnerships, provides technical assistance to private and other…
Long-sought link between Colorado Springs parks identified, but it comes at a price
The long-sought link between two nature sanctuaries in eastern Colorado Springs could be realized, but it would come at a steep, controversial cost.
Properties acquired for SDS 13 years ago will be on sale in 2017
Back on March 26, 2003, Alan and Dianne Brass sold their 2,100-square-foot, two-bedroom home to Colorado Springs Utilities for $500,000, according to media reports at the time. That was nearly three times the taxable value and didn't include another $340,925 in moving costs paid by the city.
Open space with reservation required: Corral Bluffs
“We try our darndest to accommodate anybody’s desire to get out here,” said Jackie Hilaire with the friends group, Corral Bluffs Alliance (CoBA). Corral Bluffs Open Space is public land that is part of Colorado Springs Parks, but there are restrictions giving some the impression the area is off limi