Rocky Mountain National Park
Gates shut at Rocky Mountain National Park, first Colorado park to close amid fears of coronavirus spread
Days after Interior Secretary David Bernhardt suspended entrance fees at national parks, Estes Park mayor asked to close the park, citing crowds, older residents and a potentially overwhelmed hospital.
Electric-powered bikes are now allowed on BLM and National Park trails — and not everyone is happy about itBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Climate change is transforming Western forests. And that could have big consequences far beyond wildfires.
The heat of a warming planet, like an artist’s palette knife on a canvas, etches its way across Western forests, slowly altering ecosystems that have flourished for centuries.
Campers now want more than just a tent. One Colorado campground is leaning into those changing tastes — and shorter attention spans.
Corporate campgrounds such as Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts and its much larger competitor -- Kampgrounds of America -- have learned that today’s campers need more than stargazing to keep them interested
The report also said pollution will probably begin to decline because of tougher state and federal rules for vehicle emissions, planned retirements of coal-fired power plants and other steps
Some staff may soon get paid, but ripple effect has contractors unable to get back pay, research on hold and local shops searching for sales alternatives
Colorado, other states paid big sums to keep federal parks open during the 2013 shutdown. Utah says it’s unlikely to recoup its $1M tab.
Colorado paid to keep Rocky Mountain National Park open