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National Parks

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National Parks Admission Free For Opening Weekend

This weekend everybody can enjoy the great outdoors for free.

04/18/2014

A boat tour offers a closer view of the Black Canyon. (credit: CBS)

Study: National Park Visits In Colorado Generate Big Economic Benefits

Every dollar invested in Colorado’s national parks generates $10 in return. That’s the finding of a survey looking at 2012 tourism numbers.

03/04/2014

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Feds To Let States Pay To Open National Parks

The Obama administration says it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (credit: CBS)

Colorado Getting More Than $2M To Pay For Trails, Shuttles

Colorado is getting $2.2 million in federal funds to pay for a new trail link in a Denver-area network, and to improve access to Rocky Mountain National Park and Chimney Rock National Monument.

02/18/2013