June 21st: Celebrate the 1st Day of Summer with Free Entrance into National Parks

Pretty quick post today.  I just wanted to remind everyone that  June 21, is the first day of summer and the National Park Service is celebrating that fact by waiving all entrance fees to participating National Parks, Monuments, and Historical Sites.  A full list of participating locations can be found here: http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparksbystate.htm, and all participating Colorado sites … Continue reading

On This Date: May 24th, 1911 Colorado National Monument Established

Happy Birthday!  100 years ago today, after a long campaign by John Otto, The Colorado National Monument was established. Located just west of Grand Junction, the Monument is comprised of over 20,000 acres of canyons, sheer cliffs, red-rock formations, and other geology typical of high mountain desert landscapes. The National Parks Service is hosting a … Continue reading

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