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Trident Winds Woodwind Trio to perform at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center

ESTES PARK Rocky Mountain National Park welcomes Trident Winds Woodwind Trio from the Navy Band Northwest for a special Memorial Day Weekend evening program at 7 p.m., May 27, at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. Navy Band Northwest’s Woodwind Trio, “Trident Winds,” performs for official military ceremonies and receptions, as well as public concerts and … Continue reading

Rocky Mountain National Park to complete repairs to Aspen Brook and Twin Sisters trails
Hiking/Backcountry / Rocky Mountain N.P.

Rocky Mountain National Park to complete repairs to Aspen Brook and Twin Sisters trails

ESTES PARK The Director of the Intermountain Region, National Park Service (NPS), recently signed a decision document that will enable Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) to conduct reroutes and repairs to the Aspen Brook and Twin Sisters trails that were damaged in the September 2013 flood. Following the September 2013 flood, park staff prepared an Environmental … Continue reading

‘Colorado Field Guide’ designed to take Coloradans and visitors to less-traveled areas
Colorado

‘Colorado Field Guide’ designed to take Coloradans and visitors to less-traveled areas

COLORADO The Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) today introduced a new initiative that will officially go live on Monday aimed at inspiring travelers to explore the state’s hidden gems and carry their dollars to less-visited destinations in the state. The new Colorado Field Guide will launch on Monday with an online collection of three- to seven-day … Continue reading

‘Night Creatures & Evening Adaptations’ class offered
Hiking/Backcountry / Rocky Mountain N.P.

‘Night Creatures & Evening Adaptations’ class offered

ESTES PARK The late night affairs of wildlife are often a mystery. While most people spend their evenings inside, away from the unfamiliar nighttime forest, there are animals, insects and even plants busy working after dark. For those interested in experiencing wildlife after hours, check out the Rocky Mountain Conservancy’s “Night Creatures & Evening Adaptations” … Continue reading

Spring stewardship day planned in forest near Nederland
Hiking/Backcountry

Spring stewardship day planned in forest near Nederland

BOULDER The U.S. Forest Service’s Boulder Ranger District will hold a spring Stewardship Day near Nederland on May 13. Last year more than 20 individuals participated in the stewardship day, working to obliterate fire rings, rehabilitate campsites, and build fence to keep campsites confined. This year the Boulder Ranger District is planning to continue these efforts … Continue reading

Colorado / Get Out of Town

CTO taking new Colorado Tourism Roadmap on the road

Eight-City “Discover Colorado Roadshow” also to honor frontline workers along 900-mile route DENVER In conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week, the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) team will embark on a five-day, eight-city loop across the state May 8-12, 2017, for its second annual Discover Colorado Roadshow. This year’s Roadshow is aimed at educating tourism … Continue reading