RFTA closes portion of Rio Grande Trail due to mountain lion sightings

By Lauren Glendenning

The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority has closed a portion of the Rio Grande Trail between Rock Bottom Ranch and the Catherine Store Bridge due to mountain lion activity.Facebook photos of three lion kittens were shared repeatedly Wednesday, causing some folks to head to the area in search of spotting them, said Brett Meredith, trails manager with the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority.Carbondale resident Ken Krehbiel, who took the photos while riding his bike on the trail, said he didn’t imagine that people would go looking for them. He said he posted the photos to alert people. He also noted in his …

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