Address: 10545 Drennan Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80925
Phone: (303) 914-5700
Pikes Peak National is a new 374-acre Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) national cemetery in the southeast portion of Colorado Springs. The cemetery will serve the burial needs of more than 95,000 Veterans, their spouses and eligible family members in perpetuity. This will be the third national cemetery opened in Colorado. The other two national cemeteries are Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver and Fort Lyon.
Cemetery construction is currently underway and VA will hold a dedication ceremony that will be open to the public in the Spring of 2018. First burials are expected to begin in October 2018. The initial phase of the project is anticipated to be completed in 2019.
Ceremony On: 12/15/2018
Ceremony At: 10:00 am
Location Coordinator: Contact Needed
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
If you are interested in helping with the ceremony, simply show up at the cemetery or contact the Location Coordinator.
Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:
*Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
*Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time.
*Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
*Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as “how” they should be placed.
*We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.
*The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.