As a member of a military family, and a firefighter; this is one of those places you stop and remember those who have served and sacrificed.
This local park has something for everyone. Personally, I enjoy kayaking on the lake watching the Canadian geese and fisherman, etc. The park has a skateboard ramp area, biking, soccer, and lots more.
A big lake about a mile around with a nearby sidewalk circling it. Many people fish or water ski there. Park is also a haven for drug dealers, pit bulls, and the homeless. Bad area/neighborhood, impoverished. Ducks everywhere. Many people walk their dogs. Lake is clean. Was just lined and refilled a few years ago. All the fish and ducks... 更多
As the daughter of a firefighter I was filled with emotions during our visit. Pride, humility, sadness were the three main feelings coursing through me. We went the day after the annual ceremony, and the flowers, cards, handwritten letters, and so much more, that were left here by family members and loved ones was breathtaking. I cried silently as I... 更多
We visited this park twice on our trip and each time was just as humbling. We were here for the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service and my husband's fire department had a Line of Duty Death (LODD) the previous year. We went the day of the service, which happens annually every September. During the actual service, thousands of fire... 更多
This park has an array of important and poignant memorials. The crown jewel is the International Association of Firefighters Memorial in the Northwest corner of the park. The firefighters of Colorado Springs IAFF Local 5 are the sentinels over the memorial of over 7,000 names that have been added to the granite tablets. The attention to detail, the sculptures, and... 更多
this is the first time i seen the hot air balloon festival in colorado springs. my kids enjoyed this festival at memorial park even though we was visiting for labor day weekend. my daughter even enjoy the skate park there and my son enjoy playing at the playground their and looking at the lake. overall we had a good time!!... 更多
This park is filled with all sorts of activities in one area. Not only does it have tennis, a swimming pool, skate board facility, but a lovely lake. You can rent paddle boats on the lake if you want to be with the ducks, geese or just walk around on the sidewalks. Picnic, play ball. Balloon Festival this Labor day.