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People pack state parks with stay-at-home order lifted

Posted at 9:25 PM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-28 15:55:48-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — With temperatures in the mid-70s and the stay-at-home order lifted, Colorado Springs residents flocked to the state parks Monday.

Residents flooded the usual parks to hike like North Cheyenne Mountain, Garden of the Gods & Quail Lake for fishing and kayaking.

One hiker, who was enjoying North Cheyenne Mountain, believes that this a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the fresh air, while abiding by social distancing.

"If you're healthy, go out and enjoy, get the Vitamin D from the sun, and get out there," said Sean Singleton, a Colorado Springs resident.

If you do get outdoors this week with the new safer-at-home order in place, officials remind hikers to stay within 10 miles of your neighborhood, keep your distance on the trails and do not forget your face mask.