Summer is the busiest time for the park. FMVP's main event during the summer is Musical Mondays in July in the Park.
The Friends of Monument Valley Park is a non-profit organization dedicated to the enhancement and improvement of the natural and cultural environment in the Park. Our Friends group was formed in 2000 and encourages membership for anyone interested in the Park.
We are always looking for new members. Click the Join Us tab to become a member.
Friends of Monument Valley Park
P.O. Box 734
Colorado Springs, CO
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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services
On February 1, 2019, we were thrilled to be awarded a $135,625 grant from the State Historical Fund to repair the overlooks, bridges, and stairs at the Geologic Column complex as well as to provide erosion control measures. As of October 31, 2020, all of the repair work was complete. Structural cracks were fixed and missing stones replaced in the overlooks and bridges, a section of each of the overlook's walls were rebuilt, the stairs' stone pavers were repaired, and water was directed away from all the features. We also repaired the structural cracks and replaced the missing stones in the 1938 Serpentine wall, a curving decorative wall built by the WPA. In addition, the stone pavers at the Columbia Street Entrance were reset and leveled on the upper landing where the pavers have been impacted by erosion and displacement. The grant payouts will be by completed by June 4, 2021.
With funds raised in past Give! Campaigns and with grant funds awarded to us by the State Historical Fund, we have repaired numerous historic stone features in the Park. In additon to the Geologic Column Complex, we have repaired the 400-foot long Columbia Street Entrance, the Serpentine Wall and the Culebra Avenue Overlook.
With cooling weather, fall's colors emerge in the park. Our fall tree walk is the perfect time to enjoy the brilliant colors.
2023 GIVE! Campaign
Come out and enjoy a snowy day in the park. Don't miss our annual meeting in February.
From our bird and wildflower walks, to our spring cleanups, Monument Valley Park is perfect for an active spring.
Tuesday, February 13th
7:00 - 8:30 PM
The First Lutheran Church
1515 N. Cascade
Fellowship Hall (Church Basement)
Join Us for a Presentation on:
COS Creek Plan... A Comprehensive Vision
for a Thriving Watershed
Jan Martin, Board Chair, Pikes Peak Waterways
Chris Lieber, Project Manager, COS Creek Plan
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
by February 12th
Other Agenda Highlights:
Voting on 2024 Board Members
Recap of 2023 Achievements & Activities
Update on Historic Stonework Projects
Update on Give! 2023 Fundraising Campaign
Easiest way to enter the church is from the alley and use the stairs or elevator to get to the basement
We were thrilled to have been selected to participate in the 2023 Give! Campaign. The Campaign ran from November 1st to December 31st. Give! is a year-end multimedia and marketing campaign designed to generate funds, volunteers, and publicity for the important work that local nonprofits (like us!) perform.
The funds raised in our 2023 Give! Campaign will go primarily toward the repair and preservation of the historic stonework in Monument Valley Park. Past Give! Campaign funds and State Historical Fund grants enabled us to repair significant stone features in the park. Our most recent projects paid for with Give! Campaign funds were the repairs ti the Tahama Spring retaining wall in October 2022 and a small WPA era pedestrian bridge in the northern half of the park in June 2023. Prior to those repairs, we repaired the c. 1917 Willamette Avenue Entrance during June 2021. In October 2020, we completed the repair of the overlooks, stairs and bridges at the Geologic Column, the retaining walls of the Serpentine Wall and the floor of the upper landing of the Columbia Street Entrance. Past Give! Campaign funds and State Historical Fund grants enabled us to repair the deteriorating retaining walls at the Geologic Column and the Columbia Street Entrance.
We plan to use the funds raised in our 2023 Campaign for historic features found in the southern half of the park, such as the embankment wall near Duck Lake, the baseball stadium, and the Bijou Street Entryway.
A special thanks to our 2023 Matching Grant Sponsors: Beckony Kitchens & Baths, Bob McGrath Construction LLC, El Pomar Foundation, Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant, Joseph Henry Edmondson Foundation, Groninger Construction, Inc., Lots A Liquor, Old North End Neighborhood, and Pathways Advisor Group.