Cycling restrictions in Fourmile Canyon begin April 4
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Cycling restrictions in Fourmile Canyon begin April 4

No daytime, weekday recreational cycling due to safety concerns during construction Boulder County Beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, cycling on Fourmile Canyon Drive will be restricted between Boulder Canyon Drive/SH 119 and the Sunset townsite and also along Gold Run Road from Salina Junction to just south of Gold Hill. Cycling restrictions … Continue reading

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Idaho Springs receives grant for planning, design of Virginia Canyon Open Space trails

IDAHO SPRINGS The Great Outdoors Colorado Board awarded a $62,000 grant to the City of Idaho Springs for the planning and design of trails in Virginia Canyon Open Space. The project was one of 10 awarded funding in a grant cycle with funding requested more than triple what was available. Virginia Canyon contains 400 acres … Continue reading

Town accelerates Moraine Avenue bridge project, plans for intersection closure April 8-30
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Town accelerates Moraine Avenue bridge project, plans for intersection closure April 8-30

ESTES PARK In an effort to accelerate the Moraine Avenue bridge replacement project and reopen that section of U.S. 36 by Memorial Day weekend, the Town of Estes Park requested and received additional funds from the Colorado Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. An additional $191,000 will allow modifications to the work schedule to … Continue reading

Public input requested on future of Cascade Cottages in Rocky Mountain National Park
Hiking/Backcountry / Rocky Mountain N.P.

Public input requested on future of Cascade Cottages in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) is considering options for the future use of the 42-acre Cascade Cottages property acquired in March of 2017. For many decades Kansas school-teachers L.V. and Hazel Davis operated a privately-owned lodging business that was open seasonally from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Honoring the wishes of the family … Continue reading

Grants awarded to preserve local historic resources in Boulder, Gilpin counties
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Grants awarded to preserve local historic resources in Boulder, Gilpin counties

$136,117 in grants awarded to preserve local historic resources in Colorado DENVER Nine Certified Local Government communities in Colorado will receive $136,117 in grants for historic preservation projects. History Colorado awards CLG grants to community projects that have high public benefit, urgency, and a strong focus on historic preservation. These grants enable local governments to … Continue reading

Winter ecology snowshoe hike offered by Rocky Mountain Conservancy
Hiking/Backcountry / Rocky Mountain N.P.

Winter ecology snowshoe hike offered by Rocky Mountain Conservancy

Image provided by RMC ESTES PARK Rocky Mountain Conservancy’s Field Institute Program is offering an educational snowshoe hiking series in Rocky Mountain National Park called “Winter Ecology: A Snowshoeing Trek for Kids & Families.” Offered February 10 & 24, and March 10 & 31, this four-hour snowshoe hike allows kids and families to explore the … Continue reading

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Five reasons to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Loveland

LOVELAND With a name like Loveland, anytime is a sweet time to visit, but winter fun amplifies in February for Valentine’s Day in the nation’s Sweetheart City. Loveland earned the Sweetheart City designation because of its international recognition for the 72-year-old Valentine Re-Mailing Program that sends love across the world. The city has grown to … Continue reading