Memorial Day Weekend will not be Business as Usual for Outdoor Enthusiasts

"This year's Memorial Day weekend is different, with COVID-19 restrictions still lingering in many places, even while businesses and governments try to find a path back to normalcy." -Bob Falcone, The Colorado Springs Independent

Falcone, B. (2020, May 21). Memorial Day and Outdoor Recreation in 2020 not business as usual. The Colorado Springs Independent. Retrieved From

As much as everyone would like things to return to "normal" with the quickly approaching Memorial Day Weekend, this year that will not be the case. With the unofficial start of summer right around the corner, Colorado remains in a "Safer at Home" Public Health Order with lingering restrictions all across the state. Although things are slowly starting to re-open, there are still a state-wide travel restrictions asking you to remain within your local community to recreate. Unfortunately, a lot of outdoor enthusiasts will have to forego their annual Memorial Day traditions this year and remain patient for the return of their favorite activities. Things are are slowly improving and before we know it, we will all be back to recreating in the mountains we love. The article in the link above goes into detail on what is and is not allowed for Memorial Day outdoor recreation this year. Give it a read and plan your weekend accordingly.