Bandimere Speedway

Bandimere Speedway, also known in the NHRA as Thunder Mountain, is a quarter-mile dragstrip located just outside Morrison, Colorado and Lakewood, Colorado. It opened in 1958 and hosts the NHRA’s Mopar Mile-High Nationals.  View their website for race schedules and to purchase tickets.

Natural Douglas County Photo Contest

Submit your photographs now for the chance to be included in Douglas Land Conservancy’s 2017 Natural Douglas County note cards. Landscapes, wildlife or any other natural feature of Douglas County are eligible as subjects for the contest. We hope to receive photographs from across the County, depicting a variety of seasons and subjects.Submit your photographs…

Vote for your favorite Douglas County Art Encounters sculpture

27 sculptures vie for People’s Choice Award The 2016 People’s Choice Award Winner, “Quest” by Andrew Arvanete. View all 27 of the 2017 public art installations throughout Douglas County. The Art Encounters program was created by the Douglas County Cultural Council, using SCFD funds to launch the program. Since the program’s initiation, thousands have flocked…

Overdrive Raceway

Overdrive Raceway Colorado Springs features all electric go-karts, special ADA hand-controlled race karts from Italy, a two-story indoor race track, a spacious lounge, private party rooms, and the Overdrive Sports Bar restaurant/bar. Drop in for some ‘arrive and drive’ racing to experience the thrill of indoor go kart racing on our first floor Pepsi Track…

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages the state parks system and the wildlife of the U.S. State of Colorado. The division currently manages the 42 state parks and 307 wildlife areas of Colorado. The Colorado Natural Areas Program has 93 designated sites that in total protect more than 250 endangered, rare, or threatened species. Colorado Parks…

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society was founded in 1926 by philanthropist Spencer Penrose to house his growing collection of exotic animals. Today, the Zoo has been successful in transforming a visitor’s experience from a passive viewer to an active participant. Visitors are submerged into culture and habitat, inspiring a new respect for the preservation of…