4th of July at Two Rivers
New Castle Fire - 2017

Fire Restrictions are In-Place

Due to dry conditions presenting a fire hazard throughout the Glenwood Springs area, City staff have determined it necessary to put fire restrictions in place within the city limits, effective July 1.

The following restrictions shall be strictly enforced:

  • No fires/campfires/stove fires. Personal gas and charcoal grills in developed areas are allowed. 
  • No smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building or in an area at least 3 feet in diameter and that is barren or cleared of vegetation.
  • No operating of any combustion engine, including chainsaws, without an approved spark arrester properly installed, a chemical pressurized fire extinguisher, and a round-point shovel readily available for use.
  • No welding or operating acetylene or other torch with an open flame except in cleared areas of at least 10 feet in diameter and in possession of a chemical pressurized fire extinguisher.
  • No use of an explosive (ex. blasting caps, exploding targets, tracer rounds, model rockets, etc.).
  • No fireworks. Toy caps, sparklers and smoke snakes shall be permitted.

Fire restrictions in the City of Glenwood Springs will be in place until further notice.

Parks and Rec Month 2017

July is Parks & Recreation Month

July is Parks and Recreation Month. Throughout the month, the Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department will be celebrating with free Zumba in the park, Summer of Music concerts, little league, a Parks Scavenger Hunt and more!
The signature event for the Glenwood Springs’ Parks and Recreation Month celebration will be the Day to Play from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 29 at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. During the event, there will be FREE entry to the Community Center, membership discounts, free fitness classes, inflatables and games for kids, giveaways, equipment demonstrations and food vendors!

Events in July Include:

  • Summer of Music every Wednesday
  • Day to Play July 29th 11am-3pm
  • Glenwood Springs Parks Scavenger Hunt July 24th-28th
  • Little league baseball games on Mondays and Thursdays
  • Coach pitch celebration Saturday July 22nd
  • Adult softball games Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays

For more information, please visit cogs.us/playonjuly

Source: rfta.com

RFTA Bus Schedules for GAB Detour

Starting August 14, there will be 3 new RFTA bus routes within the city of Glenwood Springs and an expanded Hogback Route providing service from Parachute to Glenwood Springs. 

For the duration of the bridge closure, there is no cost to ride the Hogback bus between Parachute and Glenwood Springs, or the three downtown Glenwood Springs shuttles. 

RFTA GAB Detour Schedules

Road Work Sign


From 5:30 a.m. Thursday, July 6 to 9 a.m. Friday, July 7:
The I-70 Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp will be closed. To access eastbound I-70 during this time, please use Exit 114.

Summer of Music 2017

Summer of Music

The City of Glenwood Springs would like to invite you to our outdoor concert series at Two Rivers Park, every Wednesday this summer (June 28 – August 2), from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Bring a blanket or chairs and a picnic, or enjoy the delicious offerings from our food vendors.

Rain or Shine! Please – No Pets, No Smoking, and No Glass.

For more information, including band lineups, visit cogs.us/400/Summer-of-Music

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