Public Comment Period

The public is invited to review and provide feedback on the draft Parks and Recreation System Master Plan. The System Master Plan was developed after months eight months of research, analysis, public input, and conditions and accessibility assessment. The public comment period will run through December 31, 2020. Please submit your feedback through the form on the Contact Us page. We want to hear your thoughts and responses to make sure the System Master Plan addresses and accurately represents La Junta’s parks and recreation needs.

Community Survey

You are invited to participate in a survey, which will be used to inform the development of the Parks and Recreation System Master Plan, intended to guide the development and operation of our city’s parks and recreation activities and preservation of open spaces for years to come. You may access the survey here: If you received a flyer in the mail with a verification code, please use it to complete the survey here: If you prefer to complete a paper copy, please contact the Eppley Institute at 1.812.855.3095 or e-mail at and a paper copy along with […]

COVID-19 Status Update

We are monitoring the quickly evolving situation with the COVID-19 virus and complying with CDC and governmental guidance pertaining to this pandemic. As such, the project timeline may be adjusted in order to ensure robust community participation in the planning process while prioritizing the health and safety of the community.

Community Open House

Come meet the project team leading the Park and Recreation System Master Plan! The Park and Recreation System Master Plan process is being guided by the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands at Indiana University. Come meet the project team, learn about the planning, and provide preliminary input into the future of the parks and recreation system at a Community Open House on TBD. Community Open HouseMarch 31, 20206:00-8:30 pmLa Junta Senior Center114 East Second StreetLa Junta, CO 81050