WE BUILD INSPIRING TRAILS

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CURRENT NEW TRAIL PROJECTS

  • New Trails at the Concrete Coyote

    New Trails at the Concrete Coyote

    MedWheel proudly partners with community leaders Concrete Couch, including designing and building trails at the Coyote. What’s the Coyote? It’s Concrete Couch’s property located at 1100 S Royer Street. It’s a former industrial site that is being transformed into a community amenity similar to a public park. The mission of Concrete Couch is to work…

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    Bristol Canal – Mesa connector in 2023 MedWheel worked with our partners, the Organization of Westside Neighbors, Boy Scouts of America, D11 School District, Uintah Bluffs HOA and other community members, on a trail connection between Bristol Park at Mesa Ave (adjacent to Bristol Elementary School), up to Mesa Reservoir #2 open space. This trail…

  • Forest Lakes trail

    Forest Lakes trail

    New trail under construction now at Forest Lakes #7 near Monument. Trail Love Dig Dates: additional dates coming soon An exciting new trail opportunity was identified in early 2022, located at the western end of Baptist Road, south of Monument, in the Forest Lakes #7 housing development. FL7 is a new development currently under construction…

COMPLETED TRAIL PROJECTS

  • 2022 Cresta Bike Park

    2022 Cresta Bike Park

    Cresta Bike Park Mountain bike riders spoke up during the the North Cheyenne Canyon master plan process and made the suggestion to create the Cresta bike park as an ameneity for the community. This facility appeared in the plan but was never funded by city budgets. MedWheel, along with partners Kids on Bikes and Cheyenne…

  • Chutes (and Ladders & Gold Camp Path)

    Chutes (and Ladders & Gold Camp Path)

    MedWheel provides ongoing support to the Chutes and other trails in the North Cheyenne Canon and Stratton OS properties. Check out the full list of projects on our Trail Love page. We had a great day of Trail Love on the Chutes, thanks to everyone who helped out. Chutes / Ladders / Gold camp Path…

PROJECTS IN PLANNING AND ADVOCACY PHASE

Pikeview Quarry and Bike Park – reclamation is underway, when it’s signed off by the state of Colorado Department of Mining and Reclamation, it will be offered for donation to the city of Colorado Springs. Location.

Blodgett Open Space. Master plan process is underway. Send us your suggestions! Location.

Coleman Park Master plan process open and on hold for now. Location.

Jones Park .The USFS NEPA final assessment for Bear Creek was published in 2013. The property is now owned by El Paso County and we’re working with partners to advance the master plan including trails, for this area. Location.

Palmer Park – MedWheel has repaired trails in this park since our earliest beginnings.

OPPI – the Outdoor Pikes Peak Initiative. A regional planning process to address recreation and conservation.

Waldo Canyon. Re-imagine Waldo is complete and was a planning process outside the USFS normal processes. More work and USFS processes are ahead of us, with uncertain timelines. Location

Red Rock Canyon Open Space – 2023 trail changes. 6 project areas were impacted by trail improvements starting in Spring 2023. MedWheel and the Friends of Red Rocks provided input to all project areas. All work was completed by contractors. Some worked out better than others. Location.

Fountain Valley School – MedWheel has created a trails plan that includes a race course on campus that will support many levels of racing, including high school and middle school events. Construction of the course has begun, and racing will be held on site in the fall of 2023. Location

CS Utilities North Slope Rec Area located off Pikes Peak Highway or Edlowe Road.

MedWheel works on multiple projects with the USFS, including our adoption of the Buckhorn trail, where we perform repairs every year.

Fishers Canyon – master plan has begun, more info about public involvement coming soon.