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By Mark Obmascik
With red mountains, a blue river, and a lush green valley floor, Durango has always brimmed with local color. What the city wanted was something special to tie it all together. With a lot of sweat and volunteer hours—and some key help from Great Outdoors Colorado—Durango residents set out to create one of the West’s premier networks of public trails, ballfields, and open space.
They succeeded spectacularly. And in the process, they ended up making something even better than intended. They also built community spirit.Read more »
Brooke Merkle of Denver, Colo. is an active member of GOCO’s Raising Generation Wild Facebook group. Her son just completed Generation Wild’s List of 100 Things to Do Before You’re 12, and we couldn’t be prouder. If you’re a parent, grandparent, teacher, or caregiver of a kiddo, join the group for ongoing tips and inspiration for getting outside.
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