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Release Date: 03/29/13
Contacts: Shannon Borders, 970-240-5399    

Grandview Ridge, Animas City Mountain and Twin Buttes Reopen for Public Access (03-29-13)

DURANGO, Colo. –
 The Bureau of Land Management will reopen the Grandview Ridge and Animas City Mountain areas and the City of Durango will reopen Twin Buttes open space for public access on Monday, April 1.
“Every year the BLM accesses the conditions and closes the areas to recreational use for wildlife habitat protection,” said Connie Clementson, BLM Tres Rios field manager. “We appreciate the public’s support and adherence to the closures, and we look forward to seeing people enjoying the trails near Durango.”
The reopened areas include Sale Barn and Big Canyon trailheads off U.S. Highway 160, South Rim trail, Telegraph trail, Sidewinder trail, the trails on BLM lands accessed from the Carbon Junction trail, the trails on in the upper portion of Animas City Mountain and trails in Twin Buttes.
For additional information, call the BLM Tres Rios Field Office (970) 882-7296 or Durango Parks and Recreation at (970) 375-7321.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

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Last updated: 03-29-2013