Why is Camping Still Banned in Colorado?

Let me preface this article by saying I get why we have rules and regulations in regards to the spread of COVID-19, and I would never tell you not to follow them. However, there is one rule that has me extremely baffled.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has officially announced that the statewide campground and camping facility closure will be extended at all state parks through May 4. This extension is based on Governor Polis’ ‘safer-at-home’ order.

To me though, camping is the original, and maybe the best form of social distancing. Sure, I understand that in a time like this, there may be more people than ever looking to escape to the mountains for a getaway, and there could be concern as far as how busy campgrounds get, but can't we put a limit on that? Once it's full it's full, and obviously use your best judgement in keeping your distance from other people...

I just can't wrap my head around the fact that I can go to Home Depot this weekend with hundreds of people, not very well distanced, or I can stand in line to get into Costco in a tight space with a ton of strangers, but I cannot go mind my own business in the woods...

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