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So Far Campfires Are Allowed At Many Campgrounds

Nothing beats the glow of a campfire, especially at night. But last year with a fire ban in place, having a campfire meant campers could be fined hundreds of dollars or more. Fortunately, this is not last year.

05/27/2013

Bike riders enjoy the trails at Solvista Bike Park in Granby. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper: Colorado Brand Needs Makeover

Gov. John Hickenlooper said the Colorado brand needs a makeover so everyone knows what amazing opportunities the state has to offer. He made his proposal at Tourism Day at the state Capitol on Tuesday.

01/30/2013

Camping

Colorado Campers Hope To Get Campfires Going Again Soon

When Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted the statewide fire ban, it didn’t mean campfires and barbecues popped up instantly.

07/09/2012

Stage II Fire Restrictions are in place for campsites along the I-70 corridor. (credit: CBS)

No Campfires In The High Country

Colorado’s extreme fire danger has triggered extreme restrictions in the High Country for campers. Open fires have been banned in nearly every forest and county along the Interstate 70 corridor.

06/22/2012

Larry Galletti of Denver took this photo of Mills Lake on Sept. 19, 2011.

Rocky Mountain National Park Tightens Fire Ban Further

National Park officials on Monday announced they are banning all fires in Rocky Mountain National Park until further notice.

06/18/2012

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Man Fatally Shot While Camping In Boulder County

A man has been shot and killed while camping in Boulder County, and investigators say it appears to be accidental.

05/28/2012

CBS4's Jeff Todd demonstrates where campfires are allowed on BLM land. (credit: CBS)

Fire Bans Could Put Damper On Holiday Camping

The unofficial start of summer is this weekend, Memorial Day weekend, and it’s also the kickoff to camping season in Colorado. Many of those campers will have to keep warm without a campfire.

05/24/2012

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Is Camping The Right Vacation For You And Your Family?

Camping is a fun and affordable way to spend quality time with your family. Here are some tips for a successful camping trip.

05/14/2012

Police moved in and the city of Denver cleared out the Occupy Denver protest site early in the morning on Dec. 20. (credit: CBS)

Dozens Pack Meeting Over Banning Camping In Denver

More than 100 people packed a meeting Tuesday to learn more about a controversial ordinance to ban camping in the city.

04/03/2012

Occupy Denver protesters congregate near the state Capitol on Friday night. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Leaders Adding Up Costs Of ‘Occupy Denver’

State and city leaders are adding up the cost of all the added security needed for the Occupy Denver protests.

10/17/2011

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