DENVER (CBS4) – Ruby Hill Rail Yard is officially open for the 2017 season.
The recent cold weather has been enough to allow volunteers from Denver Parks and Winter Park Resort to start making snow.READ MORE: CDC Estimates Pfizer Vaccine For Ages 5-11 In Colorado On November 1
It features up to ten rails and boxes, all of varying configurations and skill levels.
“This is a very unique and creative program that gives our residents and visitors, especially kids, an opportunity to enjoy skiing and snowboarding at an urban terrain park in their back yard,” said Happy Haynes, the Executive Director of Denver Parks and Recreation.READ MORE: Douglas County Parents, Students Line Up At School Board Meeting Following Mask Mandate Ruling
First opening in 2007, this is the rail yard’s 11th year.
The yard is located off of South Platte River Drive and West Florida Avenue. It is open daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., and is lighted from dusk until 9 p.m.
Weather permitting, the rail yard will be open until the end of February.MORE NEWS: Denver City Council To Hear Proposal For Lowering Neighborhood Street Speeds