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what exactly is acceptable for open carry?


Regular Member
Jan 13, 2010
Lakewood, Colorado, USA
Isn't Gross reservoir Denver owned and controlled also?

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And then there is the Denver Parks Department, which actually owns a surprisingly large number of outdoorsy areas far outside the limits of actual Denver.
As such, they are controlled by Denver and therefore prohibit Open Carry.
Genesse Park, located west of Golden, springs to mind although it's only one of many.
See also:http://mountainparkshistory.org/


Regular Member
Jun 27, 2010
Colorado Springs. CO
It is intriguing how much the Colorado "concealed carry" ( without a license/permit ) legal restriction parallels the previous Texas "open carry" legal restriction ( with a license/permit )...that fortunately is no longer in effect as of January 1, 2016.

Now...when I'm in Texas I can pull off my jacket and actually expose the contents of my IWB holster without running the risk of violating Texas law. My handgun is not "displayed" exactly ...but then... it is not exactly concealed either.

I guess that's what I like about IWB holstering....it provides me with flexibility... in this "multi-cultural" public square environment.
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