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Hanson Trailhead


Last updated 5/25/2021 at 1:46pm

G. Connor Salter

Extensive repairs at Hanson Trailhead have included creek bank restoration. Most of the work is expected to be complete next month.

Question: What construction work is taking place at the Hanson Trailhead?

Answer: During the summer of 2015, a series of flash floods washed away sections of Fountain Creek and the Hanson Trailhead. This damage was so extensive that El Paso County concluded that new construction measures had to be taken to repair the area.

In a Nov. 20, 2019, update about construction at nearby Willow Springs Pond ("County Addresses Concerns About Willow Springs Ponds, Visitor Access"), Tim Wolken, then director of El Paso County's Community Services Department, gave these details about Hanson: "In partners...

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