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By receiving this highest standard of recognition, Gold Standard Sites are exemplary models, encouraging other public lands to ensure that Leave No Trace education is part of everyone’s experience when spending time outdoors. Learn more about what it means to be a Gold Standard Site here.


South Suburban Reservoir, located in Stratton Open Space, will close for necessary repairs on Friday, April 12, 2024 for a Colorado Springs Utilities repair project. This closure is expected for the remainder of the year. No trails will be impacted.

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