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The easy-to-moderate 5-mile hike will begin at the Browns Canyon trailhead at 9 a.m. and return around 3 p.m. With an elevation gain of 500 feet, it begins near the historic town of Turret, just north of Salida.

Recently designated Browns Canyon National Monument is among those that will be reviewed, and though it is not clear what will happen, Browns Canyon supporters say they are concerned about the outcome.

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The Bureau of Land Management’s Royal Gorge Field Office will temporarily close the Ruby Mountain parking area at Browns Canyon National Monument April 1-30, for repairs and improvements. Flash floods in 2015 caused substantial damage to the parking area.

“When construction is complete, the new parking area will accommodate more visitors to Browns Canyon National Monument and the Fourmile trails. More importantly, it will be safer.”

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The forums, which took place in Leadville, Denver, Colorado Springs, Cañon City, Buena Vista and Salida, allowed attendees to draw on maps, rank the importance of different resources and fill out surveys.

Because of its new notoriety and central location, the new Browns Canyon National Monument is in danger of experiencing overuse in some areas, misuse by some user groups and creating negative impacts to the surrounding private and county properties.