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Colorado acquires mountain peak to be 42nd SP, but funding for the new park in limbo

The deal went down on a picnic table in Broomfield on April 1.  

“The quietest acquisition of a $25 million property no one ever heard of,” GOCO boss Chris Castilian said. 

With a notary public standing 6 feet away, a flurry of signatures transferred southern Colorado’s 30 square-mile Fishers Peak to the state of Colorado. The undeveloped, wildlife-rich parcel is set to become Colorado’s 42nd state park.

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