Lakeside Cemetery is approximately 60 acres in size and has been designated as a perpetual care cemetery and requires intensive landscape management. Parks crews are responsible for irrigating, mowing and trimming the turf grass around approximately 18,000 monuments each week.
Lakeside Cemetery provides customary final resting places for area residents.
Lakeside Cemetery is open to the public from sunrise to sunset. The cemetery is closed after dark.
Native grass (dry land) sections are not provided with irrigation water and are maintained on an as-need basis. Native areas are not mowed more than a few times each year or as-needed.
Dogs are prohibited.
To locate any person buried at Lakeside should call 719-269-9024 or go to the Cemetery Office at 221 Griffin Ave (North-West corner of Centennial Park) between the hours of 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM, and 1 PM - 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The City maintains an extensive computer database designed to locate deceased members of the community.