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Glenwood Canyon recreation path, rest area reopens following slides – Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado 2021-09-08 12:54:38 –

Glenwood Springs, Colorado-The Glenwood Canyon Recreation Pass and Grizzly Creek Rest Area along Interstate 70 have reopened after a long slide closure.

The Grizzly Leak Flood incident commander, Michael Gourdsby, said the slides on July 29 and 30 impaired water and electricity access to the rest area and damaged the covered area of ​​the REC Pass. ..

“Our crew has worked hard to reopen some of the rest areas and recreational paths to the public. Purification work is underway across the area of ​​the burn scar, but with patience from the general public. Thank you for your support, “says Goolsby.

The Recpass, which takes visitors along the natural beauty of the Colorado River, opens from the west of Grizzly Creek to Glenwood Springs. The Colorado Transport Department crew is working to remove debris from other affected areas.

A local company rents a bicycle and offers a drop-off service. click here You can know in detail.

The trail is 16.3 miles one way from Glenwood Springs.

The slide was the result of heavy rain on the scars of a grizzly leak fire.

For more information on recreational passes, please contact CDOT Region 3 (970-243-2368).



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