Trail access and road closures this weekend due to city events

EL PASO COUNTY — Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, and Larger El Paso County may have sure highway entry restricted and trails closed this weekend on account of sure occasions happening across the metropolis this weekend.

Here’s a detailed interactive map of this weekend’s closures.

Fiestas Patrias can be happening this Saturday in downtown Colorado Springs. The free occasion celebrates the Hispanic origins of the town.

The occasion can be happening from 7:00 am – 7:00 pm from Tejon to Colorado Avenue.

One other giant occasion bringing in crowds from everywhere in the world is the Worldwide Affiliation of Fireplace Fighters Fallen Fireplace Fighter Memorial. This yr visitors that haven’t beforehand been capable of attend as a result of Pandemic can be right here for the 2022 ceremony.

On Saturday and Sunday, the Pikes Peak Marathon can be happening, limiting entry to the Pikes Peak Freeway within the early morning in addition to affecting the Manitou Incline. Entry can be restricted to the afternoon on Saturday and fully closed on Sunday.

You could find a breakdown of the instances and locations that may expertise closures beneath:

  • Tejon
    • Fiestas Patrias
    • Closed 7:00 am – 9:00 pm Saturday, 9/17
    • Closed from Colorado Avenue to Costilla Avenue
    • Fallen Firefighter Memorial
    • Friday 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    • Closed from Cimarron Avenue to Moreno Avenue
    • Saturday 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    • Closed from Pikes Peak to Colorado Avenue
  • Rolling closure at varied areas Saturday 9:45 am – 11:00 am
    • Fallen Firefighter Memorial
    • Eagle Rock Street to S. Nevada Avenue
    • Nevada Avenue to Backyard of the Gods Street
    • I25 from Backyard of the Gods Street to Freeway 24
    • Freeway 24 from I25 to Union Boulevard
    • Union Boulevard to Pikes Peak Avenue
    • Pikes Peak Avenue to Memorial Park
  • Pikes Peak Ascent
    • Pikes Peak Freeway Closed Saturday, 9/17 till 10:00 am
    • Reservations may be made right here
  • Manitou Incline
    • Closed from 6 am -9 am Saturday as a result of Ascent 9/17
    • Closed all day Sunday 9/18 as a result of Pikes Peak Marathon

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