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Hanson Trailhead reopens


Last updated 7/21/2021 at 9:31am

Courtesy of El Paso County Parks

After a lengthy closure due to flooding and reconstruction, the Hanson Trailhead in Fountain is back open for use. During the summer of 2015, a series of flash floods washed away sections of the 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. The project included restoring approximately 600 feet of Fountain Creek; repairing the damaged trail and constructing a new one; relocating the salvaged pedestrian bridge and constructing a new pedestrian bridge; and seeding disturbed areas. Ha...

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