Aurora closes Jewell Wetlands Park because of coyote activity

AURORA, Colo. — Aurora Parks and Recreation closed the Jewell Wetlands on Friday because of coyotes in the area.

“This is expected to be a short-term, seasonal closure that will last only a few weeks,” officials said on Facebook. “This effort is aimed at reducing conflict and protecting wildlife, citizens and their pets.”

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The Jewell Wetlands Park is just west of Interstate 225 at East Jewell Avenue and South Potomac Street.