Parks Division

The City of Cañon City owns and operates specific parks, trails, open space, and cemetery areas in Cañon City. The City is also responsible for the oversight of contracted street tree pruning, removals and stump grinding services throughout the community.

Cañon City Area Metropolitan Recreation & Park District

The City does not provide any park and recreation activity programming. A separate governmental district called the Cañon City Area Metropolitan Recreation and Park District schedules and provides a wide range of sports activity programming such as:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Trails


Browse through the physical parks and recreation sites in the Cañon City area, their amenities, and who is responsible for ownership and maintenance of each park. View the Parks Rules and Regulations (PDF) for rules, prohibitions, and permit information. Learn how to obtain a Park Use Permit - Private Event or Sponsored Event Permit (PDF).