Quail Lake Park in southern Colorado Springs is a popular and scenic city park bordering Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard and Quail Lake Road. The 113-acre park offers lots of recreational opportunities, many centered on 22-acre Quail Lake, include motorized boating, fishing, bicycling, running, picnicking, hiking, and sledding. The park features a basketball court, two sand volleyball courts, the Quail Lake Loop, a lake-perimeter trail, playground equipment, restrooms, a picnic pavilion, and picnic tables. The lake, nestled between hills and surrounded by trees, offers great views of the mountain front, including Cheyenne Mountain. Quail Lake Park, located at 915 Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard, has two large parking lots at the lake’s northeast and northwest corners. A boat ramp and two handicap-accessible fishing piers are at the northeast parking area.
Recommended season(s): Year-round.
—Stewart M. Green