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Photo Scavenger Hunt on Colorado Public Lands Day

Public Lands Day Photo Scavenger Hunt! Entry Period: Saturday, May 20th 8:00AM-8:00PM Eligibility: Everyone! How to Play: At 8:00AM on ...
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Valley Floor River Cleanup

Celebrate public lands locally! This Saturday May 20th, join Sheep Mountain Alliance to clean up the Valley Floor river corridor ...
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Public Lands and Public Libraries: two of America’s Greatest ideas

Browse books, films, and other media in a display specially curated for CO Public Lands Day. And check them out ...
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North Table Mountain Cleanup Project

Our guide service is partnering to do a hike and cleanup project on North Table Mountain. Please join us, like ...
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Clean up the Crown with Women for Wild Lands, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, and Colo Wild Public Lands

Let’s Celebrate our Public Lands Let’s Educate Ourselves about Land Exchanges Let’s Pick up Trash Let’s Go for a Hike ...
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Decker’s River Clean-up

Depending on the amount of volunteers we will section off in the Deckers area and each group will take a ...
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Happy Hour fundraiser

From 5pm - 8pm, $1.00 from every beer sold will be donated to Conservation Colorado in celebration of public lands ...
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Literary Burlesque: The Geography of Resistance: Body Politic, Body Erotic

Saturday, May 20th, features the 4th Annual Literary Burlesque performance by the morphing troupe of nine women and one guy ...
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Blue Ribbon Trail Reroute Project

Everyone loves climbing up to the top of Red Hill and seeing the sheer beauty of the valley all from ...
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Spring Canyon Hike & Party at the Pitchfork

Let's Party for Colorado's first ever Public Lands Day! Bring friends and family and meet some great locals for two ...
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Yampa Valley Public Lands Day Celebration and Networking at Mountain Tap Brewery

After a day of exploring local public lands, the public is invited to enjoy craft brews and wood-fired pizza on ...
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Hike with Sierra Club

Join the local Trappers Lake group of the Sierra Club for a 2-3 mile all ages hike on city-owned property ...
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Ferdinand Hayden Chapter of Trout Unlimited Fly Fishing Outing

Ferdinand Hayden Chapter of Trout Unlimited (FHTU) will be celebrating Colorado's Public Lands Day with a local outing to the ...
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Stagecoach State Park BBQ and Reservoir Clean Up

Stagecoach State Park will be a hosting a free BBQ lunch followed by a Reservoir Clean Up to celebrate Colorado ...
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Exploring the Río Grande in the Southern San Luis Valley

For the communities of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, the Río Grande del Norte is a timeless iconic landscape ...
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South Platte Clean up with Relish Studio

Staff from INDUSTRY organizations are invited to join us to help beautify a section of the South Platte River. We'll ...
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Public Lands Day Group Run – Durango

Durango Running Company and the Durango Running Club are sponsoring an alternative option for the running club's weekly Saturday Group ...
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Mancos State Park Fun & Cleanup Day

Mancos State Park is hosting several events Saturday, May 20, as part of Colorado Public Lands Day. Volunteers are needed ...
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Colorado Public Lands Day – St. Vrain Tamarisk Removal

Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day with us! Enjoy panoramic views of the Front Range and heal a local area devastated ...
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We Love Public Lands! Appreciation Afternoon

Come party with us and show your appreciation for Colorado Public Lands! $3 Fat Tire pints all day. City of ...
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Bird Walk at Carpenter Ranch

Join a 2 hour guided bird walk along the Yampa River led by resident birding expert Nancy Merrill. Meet at ...
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Elevation Beer Co. 5 year Anniversary

Elevation Beer Co. turns five years old. We will be donating a portion of sales to help with public land ...
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BOOK RELEASE: HIKING COLORADO’S WESTERN SLOPE

HIKING COLORADO’S WESTERN SLOPE By Bill Haggerty Falcon Guides is proud to announce the release of Hiking Colorado’s Western Slope ...
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CO Public Lands Day with Rocky Mountain Conservancy and Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain Conservancy and Rocky Mountain National Park will celebrate the first annual Colorado Public Lands Day by hosting a ...
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Outside For Kids!

Kickin’ it off on COLORADO PUBLIC LANDS DAY, book any trip with Noah’s Ark and we will donate $5 per ...
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Raft on Colorado Public Lands Day!

Did you know that Colorado was the first state in the nation to establish its own Public Lands Day? Colorado’s ...
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Rafting on Colorado Public Lands Day

DID YOU KNOW THAT COLORADO WAS THE FIRST STATE IN THE NATION TO ESTABLISH ITS OWN PUBLIC LANDS DAY? Colorado’s ...
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Gunnison Colorado Public Lands Day Lost Canyon Shooting Range Clean Up

Come join us for a Colorado Public Lands Day service project in the morning on May 20th - cleaning up ...
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Powder7 Clear Creek Cleanup

Come join us and Conservation Colorado Saturday morning, to enjoy a hike and help give back for Colorado Public Lands ...
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Idaho Springs Local’s Appreciation Day

Join us as the AVA Idaho Springs Outpost for a special Local's Appreciation Day. AVA will be cooking up burgers, ...
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4CRS River Clean Up

Walk/bike/run with 4Corners Riversports for a river trail clean up! We will meet at the 29th put in and walk ...
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Gunnison Public Lands Guided Hike

Join the Gunnison Public Lands Initiative, Mountain Manners, and Western State Colorado University Master and Environmental Management program on a ...
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Every Day is Public Lands Day at Mtn Valley Horse Rescue!

Join Mountain Valley Horse Rescue Saturday May 20 for a Volunteer Orientation Class (for anyone 10 and older) 10am-12pm or ...
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“Get Out!” Saison

Mountain Tap Brewery's "Get Out!" Belgian farmhouse-style saison was brewed to celebrate Colorado’s public lands. Made with Colorado-grown malted barley ...
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Conservation Colorado MTB Tour of Perins Peak State Wildlife Area

Join long time Durango Wheel Club member Hal McLean for a casual and informative tour through the heart of the ...
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Get into the Wild Hike with the Great Old Broads for Wilderness

May 20 -Join us on a hike to celebrate Colorado's FIRST Public Lands Day! Get ready for hiking season, meet ...
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Well Gulch Nature Trail Guided Hike and Station Exploration

● Environmental Education Station, Well Gulch Trailhead, 10 am to 3 p.m. – will feature presentations on the Park’s native ...
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St. Vrain Tamarisk Removal

Enjoy panoramic views of the Front Range and heal a local area devastated by the 2013 flood! The flood from ...
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Durango Trails 2000 Project Sky Steps Trailwork

Join Durango Trails 2000 to celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day by volunteering at Project Sky Steps trailwork day on Saturday, ...
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Gunnison Colorado Public Lands Day Celebration

May 20th is Colorado's 1st Annual Public Lands Day! Join in with the many great valley organziations in celebrating the ...
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Promotores Celebration for Colorado Public Lands Day

Come join us for a celebration of the inaugural Colorado Public Lands Day. We'll have free food, drinks, and music! ...
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Youth River Trip on the Dolores River

We are working with a local youth mentoring program to take at risk youth and their mentors rafting on the ...
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Yampa Valley Public Lands Celebration

Yampa Valley Public Lands Celebration will offer a variety of events including birding, a hike lead by the Sierra Club, ...
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Hike Goulding Creek Trail to Jones Creek

We’ll hike the switchbacks up Goulding Creek (most of the elevation gain), follow the ridge south on the Pinkerton Flagstaff ...
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“Flower Power” German-style Kolsch

Denver Beer Co. created a German-Style Kolsch made with local Colorado Honey and Lavender to celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day ...
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Riverside Stewardship Camping Trip

We'll meet up at the Rabbit Valley Staging Area on Saturday, May 20th at 8AM and then drive to the ...
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Governor Hickenlooper celebrates Colorado Public Lands Day in Grand Junction

Please join Governor John Hickenlooper and Conservation Colorado in celebrating the inaugural Colorado Public Lands Day! We are excited to ...
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Grizzly Creek Hike

To commemorate Colorado’s first Public Lands Day, Wilderness Workshop is leading a free, public hike. The hike departs from Grizzly ...
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The Future of Public Lands – a conversation with Rep. Perlmutter

This will be the marquee #CoPublicLandsDay event on the Front Range. The evening’s speakers (Congressman Ed Perlmutter, Pete Maysmith, and ...
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Little Yampa Canyon Volunteer Float Trip

Friends of the Yampa will be working with the Little Snake Field Office of the BLM, the Yampa River State ...
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The Hot Tomato Colorado Public Lands Day Special

Buy a Cheese Slice and a Many Rivers Amber and Tomato will donate a dollar from each sale to CCA ...
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26th Annual Arkansas River Cleanup – Greenup & 1st Annual Colorado Public Lands Day Event

On Saturday, May 20th, the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (AHRA) will be celebrating their 26th Annual Arkansas River Cleanup/Greenup and ...
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18 Road Maintenance

Work day into celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day (early). Since the GJ Offroad will be held on Colorado Public Lands ...
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Annual Trails Night in Grand County

Trails Night is a gathering of local trails & recreation groups and land management agencies to present upcoming trail projects ...
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Kick Off Your Summer with Colorado Public Lands Day

Get the summer recreation season kicked off right with a celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day. The fun starts at ...
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Elephant Revival’s Trail Revival Project

The Colorado-based band, Elephant Revival is giving back to the land that has provided so much inspiration over the years ...
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Kid-friendly Naturalist Hike w/ DNS

Join Durango Nature Studies on some of our beloved public lands for a family friendly, naturalist guided, hike. Through interactive ...
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Clean Up day at McPhee Reservoir

Clean Up day at McPhee Reservoir., 9 am- 1 pm. Meet at Sage Hen off of Rd. X in Dolores ...
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LOVE YOUR PUBLIC LANDS HIKE to Gray Back Peak in Beaver Creek Proposed Wilderness

Hidden behind Cheyenne Mountain and towering over a wooded valley lies a long ridge topped by Gray Back Peak. Celebrate ...
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Happy Hour at Triple S Brewing to benefit Wild Connections

Happy Hour at Triple S Brewing From 5 - 8 pm. Part of the proceeds from beer sales will go ...
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Lizard Rock Family-friendly Hike with the Ranger

Hike in the Tarryall Mountains with Josh Voorhis of the South Park Ranger District. Family friendly (10+ years) moderate out ...
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Colorado Public Lands Day – Chatfield Service Project

Join us on Saturday and help give back. We will be cleaning up debris in and around the sandy beach ...
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Colorado Public Lands Day – Nature Hike

Take a morning walk with us as we adventure around the West side of Chatfield Park. We will be talking ...
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Gray Back Peak Hike

Gray Back Peak in Beaver Creek Proposed Wilderness Hidden behind Cheyenne Mountain and towering over a wooded valley lies a ...
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Ready, Set, Wear It! Life Jacket World Record Day

Help us kick off National Safe Boating Week by wearing your life jacket to set a new record on Life ...
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Awesome Archery

Come join us on Colorado Public Lands Day for an introduction to the awesome sport of archery! All equipment will ...
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Enjoy Vallecito’s Great Public Lands (Note our special facilities for wheelchair-bound participants!)

(1) Brochures on Vallecito area hikes will be available at both the General Store and the Country Market. (2) The ...
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Hike with a Ranger!

Celebrate Colorado's First Public Lands Day Saturday May 20th Hike in the Tarryall Mountains with Josh Voorhis, District Ranger of ...
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Mountain Lion Trail Hike and Clean Up

Join Park Naturalist Pam on this family friendly guided hike of Mountain Lion Trail. Watch for signs of spring in ...
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Horseshoe Trail Hike and Clean Up

Join Park Naturalist Pam on this family friendly guided hike of Horseshoe Trail. Watch for signs of spring in blooming ...
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Barbara Hill Memorial Trail Clean up

Trailhead and trail clean up; trail monitoring optional. Public Lands Day and Wilderness celebration in honor and memorial of Barbara ...
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John Fielder reception and photographic presentation: Celebrating Public Lands of Eagle County

John Fielder presents: Celebrating Public Lands of Eagle County Colorado’s premier photographer has seen them all, federal, state , and ...
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Roller Derby Fundraiser for Rocky Mountain Wild

High City Derby Divas has graciously offered to partner with Rocky Mountain Wild for a fundraising bout! Whether you've never ...
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Ride The Cog 2017

4th Annual -Ride the Cog- Fundraiser Enjoy stunning views and local history while riding for a local cause. All proceeds ...
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Celebrate public lands with spring skiing and live music!

Rocky Mountain Underground, Conservation Colorado, and Snowriders International will be partying at the base of Arapahoe Basin. Stop by to ...
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St. Vrain State Park – Introduction to Archery

Have you ever wanted to learn how to shoot a bow and arrow but just didn't know how to get ...
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25% discount on day passes

Come join us at the Denver Bouldering Club on Public Lands Day for 25% off day pass price! ...
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Sierra Club Celebrates CO Public Lands Day!

Celebrate the inaugural Colorado Public Lands day with us by bringing your family and friends to Alderfer/Three Sisters Park in ...
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Free Entrance and Astronomy Program

In honor of Colorado Public Lands Day, the Anasazi Heritage Center will waive all entrance fees to the museum on ...
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Grayback Peak Hike – Sierra Club

Hidden behind Cheyenne Mountain and towering over a wooded valley lies a long ridge topped by Gray Back Peak. Celebrate ...
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Shoreline Clean-Up and Coyote Program at Cherry Creek

Celebrate Colorado's Public Lands with the interpretive staff at Cherry Creek State Park! Meet at Tower Loop at 9:00 AM ...
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Barr Lake State Park in partnership with Adams County Parks and Open Space-Conservation on the Creek

Bring your family, friends, and coworkers for a day of outdoor fun, stewardship, and community on the Clear Creek! Activities ...
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Homestead Hike of the South Trails

In celebration of Public Lands Day and National History and Archaeology Month, Roxborough State Park Naturalists will lead a guided ...
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Staunton State Park introduces Track Chair program

Come join the volunteers and staff of Staunton State park as we embark on the first Track Chair expedition offering ...
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Code Breakers Hike

Hike along the Hogback Trail with the park naturalist to find clues that help decipher a coded message! Meet at ...
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High Desert Red Discount

Palisade Brewing Co. will be partnering with Rapid Creek Cycles and Paddleboards to do a trail cleanup at the Palisade ...
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Palisade Brewing Co. and Rapid Creek Cycles and Paddleboards are hosting a Palisade Rim Trail Clean Up

Palisade Brewing Co. will be partnering with Rapid Creek Cycles and Paddleboards to do a trail cleanup at the Palisade ...
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Service Hike

Service hike: Castle Rock via Elbert Creek. Carpool from Durango Rec Center parking lot at 9:00 am. Pack a lunch ...
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Colorado Animal Story Time

Join the Bookworm for a fun and creative Colorado Animal Story Time! To celebrate the first ever Colorado Public Lands ...
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Celebrate “Cortez, City of Parks”

--Historic Preservation Day Proclamation --History of Cortez City Parks --Future of Cortez City Parks --Recognition of City Park Employees --Dedication ...
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Nature Walks with Walking Mountains Science Center

Join Walking Mountains Science Center as we partner with the Town of Avon and other local organizations to celebrate public ...
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Conservation on the Creek

Bring your family, friends, and coworkers for a day of outdoor fun, stewardship, and community on the Clear Creek Trail! ...
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Montbello Day of Beauty

Join Environmental Learning for Kids, Denver Parks and Rec, and Denver District 11 for a Day of Beauty. We will ...
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Kayak Community Gathering

Going up the Poudre to get on the river and have a community paddling gathering. This will consist of running ...
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Spraddle Creek Hike into Continental Divide wilderness addition

Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day with a free guided hike into Spraddle Creek proposed addition to Eagle's Nest Wilderness Area ...
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Monument Ale

We are going to have the "Monument Ale" available at all three of our Kannah Creek locations May 15th-May 20th ...
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Colorado Public Lands Day Moose Visitor Center – State Forest State Park

To celebrate we invite everyone to come participate in the festivities at State Forest State Park. We will have a ...
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Cabela’s Hot Dog Roast

Join us here at Cabela's on May 20th from 12pm-3pm for a free hot dog roast help us celebrate the ...
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The Rockslide Brewery Public Lands Pale

The Rockslide Brewery has brewed a special Public Lands Pale beer to celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day! Come join us ...
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Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day in the Roaring Fork Valley

Did you know Colorado is the first state in the nation to have its own Public Lands Day? To celebrate, ...
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Carbondale Boat Ramp Workday

Roaring Fork Conservancy is partnering with Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers on this volunteer project to improve the heavily used boat ...
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Golden Giddyup Trail Stewardship Kick Off

BACKGROUND: The Golden Giddyup is a community sponsored bike event and trail stewardship program to be held each year on ...
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Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day

Take a leisurely walk on the recently completed trail at the Paonia River Park, and learn about local and regional ...
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Harris Park Shooting Range Clean-Up

Clean-up of a public/free open space that has been designated for shooting but over time has become litter with trash, ...
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State Forest State Park Colorado Public Lands Day

Welcome to State Forest State Park's Colorado Public Lands Day! We have a variety of activities planned for today's celebration ...
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Archery Clinic

Join Vega Rangers and Volunteers in celebrating Colorado Public Lands Day by learning about archery! The range will be set ...
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COMBA Buffalo Creek Trails Work Day

We will meet at 9 am for a quick mission briefing and tools talk. COMBA provides coffee, juice, and a ...
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Wildlands Restoration Volunteers hosts, Fillius Park Forest Thinning and Fuels Reduction

May 20, 8 am! Come join Wildlands Restoration Volunteer's first ever fuels project at Fillius Park! This gem of the ...
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Wilderness Stewardship Training

WISDOM Training – Public Contacts and Wilderness Advocacy – Ralph Swain, USFS Region 2 Wilderness Program Manager Wilderness Rules and ...
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Public Lands Bird Walk led by Grand Valley Audubon Society-Coal Canyon (Cameo)

This bird walk will feature both the scenery of the Coal Canyon area and an opportunity for some special birds ...
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BLM Colorado/VOC Stewardship with a Team (SWAT) Project

This year's team building project between the Colorado State Office, the National Operations Center and Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado will ...
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Sidewinder Trail Maintenance

Join the BLM’s Uncompahgre Field Office, Colorado Canyons Association, and other public land enthusiasts for a day of trail maintenance ...
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Public Lands Throwdown

Come join HCCA and members of your community to discuss public lands issues and opportunities in Gunnison County. After a ...
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Asher Brewing Co. and the Open Space Series

Asher Brewing Co. will have an Organic Imperial Ginger Ale on tap as part of their Open Space Series. Asher ...
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Ranchland and Public Lands – A Farm Tour

Join the National Young Farmers Coalition, the Crested Butte Land Trust, and the Gunnison Ranchland Conservancy to tour two active ...
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Paonia River Park Hike and Cleanup

Please join us at 9am at the Paonia River Park for a mile-long hike on the new trail system followed ...
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Hubbard Mesa Clean Up

Popular ATV / 4x4, shooting area ...
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Fly Fishing Day Trip for warmwater species

Do warmwater fly fishing with the High Plains Drifters! Catch bass, perch, sunfish, crappie, and other non-trout species in one ...
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Wildlands Restoration Volunteers host Exxel Outdoors for an invasive plant removal

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers host Exxel Outdoor employees for the Weed Warrior movement and purgin' spurge! Myrtle Spurge is an A-listed, ...
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Leadville CO Public Lands Day & Community Clean Up

Join us for the FIRST EVER Colorado Public Lands Day! Leadville, Lake County will be celebrating by cleaning up our ...
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3rd Annual Breckenridge Brewery Soiree featuring “Spruce Almighty”

Broken Compass Brewing Company will be celebrating their anniversary with experimental and small-batch brews. They will be dedicating the "Spruce ...
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Joyride Brewing & Public Lands Altbier

Joyride Brewing is located in the Edgewater neighborhood of Denver. They'll be offering a special altbier to celebrate public lands ...
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Cannonball Creek Brewing “Public Lands Quail Ale”

Cannonball Creek in Golden will be offering a pale ale, or "Public Lands Quail Ale", that pays homage to the ...
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Fossil Craft Brewery happy hour

We are proud to collaborate with Fossil for this inaugural event. Join us for a happy hour with discounted beer, ...
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Friends of Colorado State Parks Photo Contest

How can you help? We’ve got a great photo challenge coming up on May 20th, 2017 to support the inaugural ...
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Guided interpretive hike at Eleven Mile State Park

Colorado is the first state in the nation to establish its own public lands day with the inaugural event being ...
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Great Old Broads celebration & gathering at Ridgway State Park

There are plenty of fun recreational opportunities available at Ridgeway State Park. It is your choice to bike to the ...
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Paonia celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day

Local highlight & celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day. Hike, conversation, and VIP comments at Paonia River Park, to kick ...
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Colorado Springs day of stewardship and recreation

Join Rocky Mountain Field Institute, Friends of Red Rock Canyon, UpaDowna, Medicine Wheel Trail Advocates, and the City of Colorado ...
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Rafting Colorado’s Spring Runoff with Arkansas River Tours!

Arkansas River Tours will be offering a 20% discount for all trips on May 20th. Come join us on Colorado's ...
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Cheyenne State Park – Kids to Parks Day

Cheyenne State Park welcomes the public to a fun day of outdoor activities including nature themed crafts, guided hikes, and ...
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Indian Peaks Wilderness Alliance hosts, trail clearing projects

The Indian Peaks Wilderness Alliance will be performing trail clearing projects in the Indian Peaks and James Peak Wilderness Areas ...
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Outdoor Skills Day At Mueller State Park

Mueller State Park invites you to a day of outdoor recreation for the whole family! Try out a new hobby ...
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Trail project on the Blue Ribbon Trail

Roaring Fork Mountain Bike Association, Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, and Red Hill Council are hosting the Blue Ribbon Trail Build ...
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Stay the Trail hosts Rainbow Falls Trail Cleanup Project

May 20, 8am! An area wide clean up effort for all forms of motorized users to participate! ...
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Conservation Colorado hosts Durango’s Biggest Party Celebrating Colorado’s Public Lands

May 20, 6pm! Durango's biggest party celebrating Colorado's Public Lands. Come enjoy live music, dancing, food, local brews, and participate ...
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Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado to construct trail in the East San Luis Valley

May 20, 8am! About the Stewardship Site: The Eastern San Luis Valley Trail System winds through pinon pine and juniper ...
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