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Good morning Red Rock Canyon Open Space

The Colorado Springs park glows in the morning light Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Photos by Christian Murdock

Sunflowers next to a pond reach for the morning sun in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sunflowers next to a pond reach for the morning sun in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A sunflowers In Red Rock Canyon Open Space baths in the morning sun Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A sunflowers In Red Rock Canyon Open Space baths in the morning sun Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A mother duck and her ducklings are spotlighted by the early morning sun as she leads them across a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A mother duck and her ducklings are spotlighted by the early morning sun as she leads them across a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A runner jogs through the tall sunflowers Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Red Rock Canyon Open Space.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A runner jogs through the tall sunflowers Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Red Rock Canyon Open Space. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ducks swim across a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space as the sun rises Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ducks swim across a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space as the sun rises Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A bumble bee harvests nectar from a wildflower in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A bumble bee harvests nectar from a wildflower in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Leslie McWilliams of Colorado Springs rides through the tall sunflowers Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in Red Rock Canyon Open Space.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Leslie McWilliams of Colorado Springs rides through the tall sunflowers Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in Red Rock Canyon Open Space. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sunflowers bloom next to a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sunflowers bloom next to a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wildflowers paint the landscape in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wildflowers paint the landscape in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A mountain biker rides through the tall, lush grasses and wildflowers in Red Rock Canyon Open Space early Wednesday morning, July 29, 2015. The Colorado Springs park resembles Crested Butte or Ireland after a record year of rain.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A mountain biker rides through the tall, lush grasses and wildflowers in Red Rock Canyon Open Space early Wednesday morning, July 29, 2015. The Colorado Springs park resembles Crested Butte or Ireland after a record year of rain. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sunflowers bloom next to a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sunflowers bloom next to a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wildflowers bloom next to a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wildflowers bloom next to a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sunflowers bloom in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sunflowers bloom in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sunflowers bloom next to a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sunflowers bloom next to a pond in Red Rock Canyon Open Space Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The rock formations and trees reflect in a pond on quiet morning Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The rock formations and trees reflect in a pond on quiet morning Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Leslie McWilliams of Colorado Springs rides through the tall sunflowers Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in Red Rock Canyon Open Space.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Leslie McWilliams of Colorado Springs rides through the tall sunflowers Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in Red Rock Canyon Open Space. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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