With 1,367 acres of the most striking—and most accessible—scenery in the state, Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs is understandably a magnet for summer tourists. But Coloradans can still enjoy the park, even in peak season, by following this guide.
Officials from the recreation area introduced a new management plan to limit traffic and parking woes, which features a free shuttle service, a parking monitoring system, and the possibility of reservations.
This past spring, patrollers at each ski resort voted on whether to negotiate for better conditions via collective bargaining. Despite reaching different outcomes, both groups remain concerned about compensation and retention.