Dowd Junction Recreation Trail opens soon

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — The Gore Valley Trail through Dowd Junction will be reopened for the 2015 season by Saturday if weather conditions allow. In addition to sweeping, cleaning and other repairs, reopening the trail requires the installation of a fabric screen near the Mud Springs Gulch wildlife underpass. The screen hides trail users from migrating deer and elk, and allows the trail to remain open during the spring migration season. After 12 seasons of wear and tear, a new artistic screen is being installed this spring. Working with Art in Public Places, the new screen, designed by local artist Elaine Kuntz, …

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