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Memorial Park, Colorado Springs
(3.9/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
Memorial Park or Memorial Community Park is a community park in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It has a wide range of sports facilities, including an indoor and outdoor pool, a recreation center, trails and Prospect Lake.

Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region's largest balloon festival has been held on Labor Day weekend at Memorial Park since 1977.
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  • This was a nice little walk with the day that had some great views of the full range of mountains. The geese (?) were everywhere! They were so neat to see and hear in the lake. 
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 (LOD...  more »
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  • Great place during the day. Not so much at night. The city takes great care of this park and memorials. Fishing is fun for the family and is frequently stocked with many species. Great for walks or runs around the lake as well. Best to be there during the day. Evenings and nights are scary due to gang activity and drug use.
  • This place is a nice place surrounding a lake with picnic tables, a walking trail, kayaking or canoeing permitted. No swimming. Fishing permitted. There are memorial statues for our military. There is a playground for children. Grassy areas for picnicking and sandy areas near the lake. Family oriented!!
  • Fun people watching at the tranquil lake. My daughter likes that it's not near as crowded or busy compared to local pools, music is better, less expensive, beautiful church bells play regularly, minnows?? in the water, and she can play in the sand.
  • We saw the Labor Day weekend balloon launch here and it was so fun! A couple balloons were able to touch down in the water before gliding off high into the sky. I can't say much for the day to day park goings-on, but will update this if I get more experience here.
  • Enjoyable place. Took some friends to pick up garage and the atmosphere was nice. Pick up your trash people! It's everyone's responsibility. :)