BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — July 11, 2016 — 10:15 a.m.: Gross Reservoir is closed to public access until further notice because of the Cold Springs Fire, northeast of Nederland.
The closure includes all parking lots, boat ramps, scenic overlooks and fishing access points around Gross Reservoir.
Denver Water will continue to work with fire officials to evaluate the conditions and make a determination on when recreation at the reservoir will reopen.
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