Bear Creek Dog Park to temporarily close for maintenance

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Dogs at Bear Creek Dog Park / FOX21 News file photo

Dogs at Bear Creek Dog Park / FOX21 News file photo

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Starting on Oct. 4, El Paso County Community Services Department will temporarily close public access to Bear Creek Dog Park for maintenance. 

The scheduled maintenance will continue through October 10, 2021.

During the closure, crews will be onsite for forestry maintenance, trail restoration, and continued drainage improvements including:

  • Forestry – hazard tree removal, tree pruning, and fire mitigation
  • Trail maintenance – grading and resurfacing the main loop trail
  • Drainage improvements – culvert clearing and removal of excess sediment from drainage structures 

Citizens are encouraged to visit the three other dog parks in the El Paso County Parks system during the temporary closure of Bear Creek Dog Park:

For more information and questions contact Kyle Melvin, El Paso County Parks, Assistant Park Operations Division Manager at 719.520.6976 or kylemelvin@elpasoco.com.  

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