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Over 7M people visited Colorado national parks in 2016, spending nearly $486M

STATEWIDE — When you visit our national parks, you’re also helping out our economy.

A whopping 7,457,422 visitors to national parks in Colorado in 2016 spent nearly $486 million in the state, according to a new National Park Service (NPS) report. 152 more words


The Great Divide

I have officially been living in Colorado for 3 weeks.  I received my state ID yesterday and after 8 years, I surrendered my Illinois citizenship.  I… live in Colorado.   1,106 more words


National Park Week: Free admission to all national parks!

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — It’s National Park Week and also Earth Week!

To celebrate, the National Park Service is offering free admission to all national parks this weekend on April 22 and April 23. 32 more words


Earth Day

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

 -John Muir

How fitting is it that Earth Day is the day after John Muir’s birthday?

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WildEarth Guardians Speaks Out For Transition at San Juan Mine Meetings

Last week the U.S. Office of Surface Mining held a series of public meetings around its environmental review of operations at the San Juan coal mine… 661 more words


Rox win another one run game

AP Photo/David Zalubowski

With a -7 run differential, the Rockies are currently the only first place team without more runs scored than against. That is largely because they are, for what seems like the first time ever, winning one run games. 330 more words


Bear Creek

Sunshine fairies caught dancing on the water