Save the Date: October 9, 2021 for the next RUN!

2019 in the books and looking forward to 2021……

Have you hiked the Dixon Trail to the top of Cheyenne Mountain yet? Get a feel for the mountaintop scenery with this drone footage, compliments of Abbie Burke, Fox21.



On November 16, 2017 the Friends of CMSP received from Rocky Mountain Field Institute the “Mark Hesse Stewards Award” for Partner of the year for their continuing support to build the Dixon Trail to the top of Cheyenne Mountain. L to R Joe Lavorini RMFI-Program Director, Pat Cooper, and Jack Busher.

 2020 Hike or Bike Challenge
trail-challenge-patch    Complete all 18 of CMSP trails and log 22 miles! (Dixon Trail not included)
Not challenging enough? Take the 100 Mile Challenge!

This is an ongoing program that started Jan 1st, 2018 and will continue through 2019. Prizes awarded for each challenge. Below is the form that highlights the details.  Bring the completed form with you or complete it at the Visitor Center.
                            (Vistor Center winter hours:  9 A to 4 P everyday)

Hike Challenge Form

Click here for a snap-shot of who we support:
                                Friends of Cheyenne Mountain State Park

     OUR MISSION:  “Support and Advocate for Cheyenne  Mountain State Park”

                                    OUR VISION STATEMENT
“The Friends of Cheyenne Mountain State Park serve to protect, enhance and preserve for all time the natural state and spectacular beauty of the park. We are also dedicated to working in partnership with the park staff to promote recreational and educational activities as well as advocating for important park issues.”

                                           WHO WE ARE
The Friends of CMSP were organized in 2001 and became a State non-profit organization and a Federal 501 (c) 3 in 2002.  
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Click Here for Directions to the Park

Map of Cheyenne Mountain State Park

410 JL Ranch Heights, Colorado Springs, CO  80926AmazonSmile When you shop, Amazon donates to:  Support Friends of CMSP  

The Friends are 2020 recipients of a grant from ExtremeTerrain Clean Trail initiative.  We are extremely grateful for this oppurnity that will continue to help fund both our Trail Dogs and Fire and Wood Mitigation volunteer crews.  If you would like more information about helping with one of these teams, please contact Jack Busher at co.jbusher@gmail.com  for Trail Dogs or Ralph Cadwallader at rcadwallad@aol.com for Timber Tigers. The schedules are listed on under “Volunteer for the Park” tab. 

For more information about the ExtremeTerrain  Clean Trail program, please go to ExtremeTerrain Clean Trail Program