Royal Gorge Bridge
The iconic Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in Southern Colorado is bouncing back a year after a wildfire charred 3,200 acres and shuttered the popular tourist attraction for two seasons.
Officials announced on Wednesday that they plan to reopen Royal Gorge Bridge and Park on March 15 on a limited basis.
There has been another setback for Colorado’s recovery from this summer’s wildfires as the reopening of the Royal Gorge Bridge has been pushed back.
The rebuilding effort at one of Colorado’s most scenic attractions is underway just two months after a wildfire destroyed much of the Royal Gorge Park.
With the fire danger remaining high to extreme across Colorado, many communities are debating whether to have fireworks shows on the 4th of July.
A fire burning on an estimated 200 acres south of the Royal Gorge Bridge and Arkansas River led to the evacuation of the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park near Canon City.