Park Service Considers Visitor Caps, Expects Record CrowdsAs the National Park Service kicks off a centennial summer expected to draw record crowds, the agency is seriously considering caps on how many people pass through some of the country's most iconic landscapes and historical sites each day.
Tourists Spent $55 Million Near Mesa Verde National Park In 2015The more than 547,000 people who visited Mesa Verde National Park last year spent $55.4 million in nearby communities.
Contest-Winning Bloggers Visit 2 Colorado National ParksSome bloggers are visiting Colorado this week as part of a campaign to attract younger and more diverse visitors to national parks.
Tuesday Is A Free Day At National Parks In ColoradoTo celebrate the 99th birthday of the country's National Park Service this week, entrance into all national parks in Colorado and across the country and is free on Tuesday.
With Animas River Back Open, Durango Hoping Visitors Will Flock BackDurango locals and tourists alike welcomed the news that La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith opened the Animas River last Friday for recreational use after the devastating toxic mine spill.
Top National Parks & Monuments In ColoradoColorado has four beautiful national parks to explore plus many other national monuments and other amazing places to visit. Here are some of the must-see spots in Colorado for your next family vacation.
Top Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Denver For FamiliesGet out of your vacation rut and try something new this spring break. Here are some great family-friendly vacation spots located just a few hours from home.
Mesa Verde Ponders Mysterious DepressionMesa Verde National Park is taking a new look at a ruin called Mummy Lake in hopes of determining what it really was.
Tipton, Udall Oppose Colorado Monument Park StatusColorado National Monument in Mesa County is not going to be designated a national park.
Mesa Verde Seeks Public Comment On Reducing OvercrowdingChanges could be coming to Mesa Verde National Park as park officials are asking for the public’s help on how to deal with overcrowding.
Report: Mesa Verde Among U.S. Landmarks Threatened By Climate ChangeMajor historical landmarks across the U.S. are at risk from the impacts of climate change, with locations such as the Statue of Liberty and Mesa Verde National Park threatened by factors including rising sea levels and wildfires.
Study: National Park Visits In Colorado Generate Big Economic BenefitsEvery dollar invested in Colorado's national parks generates $10 in return. That's the finding of a survey looking at 2012 tourism numbers.