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Early Winter Snows & Safe Driving

It seems we are due some snows again, and have another winter storm warning. Here in Coal Creek Canyon we are mountain folks, so somewhat used to snow, but early/late snows do still tend to catch some of us off guard

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Red Flag Warning – Tuesday, Sept. 19

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Tuesday, Sept. 19 that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically a combination of winds, heat, and low humidity) are set for potential extreme

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Colorado Classic Bike Race to impact Coal Creek Canyon Roads

The Colorado Classic Bike Race is scheduled to come through Coal Creek Canyon for Stage 3 on Saturday August 12th. There will be road closures impacting our canyon. For overall information, visit the CDOT home page to see the announcements at the

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Fire Ban Update

Boulder and Gilpin counties have lifted the stage 1 fire bans. JeffCo is still in a Stage 1 fire ban: Jefferson County Stage 1 Fire Ban

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Update on Fire Ban Restrictions

Jefferson County has rescinded the Stage 2 Fire Ban and reenacted Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. Boulder County and USFS remain in Stage 1 restrictions. Gilpin County has lifted all restrictions. Want the cliff’s notes? Campfires on private property within permanent

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Jefferson County implementing FIRE BAN

Jefferson County is implementing a FIRE BAN effective at noon on Thursday July 13th 2017. Links to this ban and restrictions by our other counties and the USFS are below. However, due to the increased risk of wildland fire, the Coal Creek Canyon Fire Protection

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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions District Wide

Gilpin County has joined Boulder and Jefferson Counties and the Boulder Ranger District of the US Forest Service in enacting Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. The entirety of the CCCFPD is now under Stage 1 Restrictions. Links to the full fire

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Drift Smoke

As you have most likely noticed, we have been experiencing quite a bit of “drift smoke.” There is a faint smell of smoke and often a light haze visible here in the canyon, particularly in the mornings and evenings. This

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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Enforced

To address increasing fire danger, the Sheriffs of Boulder and Jefferson Counties as well as the Boulder Ranger District of the US Forest Service have enacted Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. Under these restrictions, residents are permitted to have campfires on

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JeffCo Fire Ban- No Open Burning Until Further Notice

Temporary Fire Ban Implemented in Jefferson County Sheriff enacts ban in effort to prevent wildfires Jefferson County, CO. – Effective at midnight, this evening, March 6, 2017, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader will enact a Stage 2 Fire Ban for

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16-Oct-17