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Manitou Incline closes to help reduce 'transmission of COVID-19'

Posted at 11:20 AM, Mar 18, 2020

MANITOU SPRINGS — The Manitou Incline is now closed until further notice due to the lack of 'sanitization options,' according to the City of Manitou Springs.

Along with the Incline shutting down, the Metro shuttle that carries visitors to the Incline will also close. The city said this is to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

The Incline typically sees 1,000 people each day and following the state of emergency, the city decided to close it.

The Manitou Incline is known as an extreme trail with "an estimated 70,000 annual visitors," according to the city's website.

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