11/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado State Parks Board Creates Ranking System Of Parks For Potential Closures

Overseers of Colorado's 42-park system on Thursday unveiled park rankings, as a possible basis for closures if budget cuts force drastic measures.

Top of the table: State Forest, Golden Gate, Arkansas Headwaters, Chatfield and Cherry Creek -- all within 50 miles of major metro areas and unlikely to be closed.

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