New Colorado State Park announced in Trinidad

Colorado News

TRINIDAD, Colo. — Colorado is looking to add a number of new state parks, and a peak in Trinidad might just top the list.

Thursday morning, Governor Polis announced that the first state park under consideration is Fisher’s Peak, which is the highest point in the United States east of I-25.

The Nature Conservancy and the Trust For Public Land currently own the 30 square mile property and plan to transfer the park to public ownership.

At 1:30 pm Thursday, Governer Jared Polis joined with local leaders and stakeholders in Trinidad to make the executive order official.

The property is set to be open to the public by 2021.

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