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Soil Testing Could Lead To New Trails At Rocky Flats

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Visitors approach a former ranch house and barn during a guided hike on the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge near Denver.

For the first time in 13 years, the soil's being tested at Rocky Flats. The former nuclear weapons plant is now largely a wildlife refuge. More trails running through the refuge are in the works to connect to existing trails across counties for the Rocky Mountain Greenway project.