Tag Archives: Park

Schedule For This Weekends “Whittle The Wood”

Wood carvers will begin their work Wednesday at Loudy Simpson Park in an advance of this weekend’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous in Craig. The carving will continue through Saturday morning and the public is encouraged to stop by over the next few days to watch their creations take shape. The judging Continue reading

Two Accidental Deaths Over The Weekend

Two people died while recreating in Carbon County over the weekend, one while rafting and the other in an ATV accident. Emergency crews responded to the Encampment River Friday evening to reports of a person who was ejected from a raft.  The body of 26-year-old Lane Swedlund of Laramie was recovered from the Continue reading

Young Pro’s To Host “Dinner On The Avenue”

The second annual “Dinner on the Avenue”, hosted by the Yampa Valley Young Professionals, will take place this weekend at Alice Pleasant Park in Craig. “Dinner on the Avenue” will be held Friday evening with the gates opening at 5 and the dinner starting at 6.  Food will be sold at $5 per plate, with beer also Continue reading

Meeting To Talk West Lincoln Park Improvements

A community meeting will be held Wednesday in Steamboat to discuss improvements at West Lincoln Park. The meeting will focus on the construction of a new picnic pavilion and playground and how the construction could relate to the future of the Yampa Continue reading

UPDATE: New Animal Regulations For MOCO Parks

Dogs will no longer be allowed off leash at parks in Moffat County. The Moffat County Commissioners adopted new regulations for the county’s parks at their meeting yesterday. The new rules remove voice control as an acceptable means of animal control and establish a maximum leash length of 8 feet for all animals within the parks.  Moffat County Sheriff KC Continue reading

Free Park Entry At Dinosaur

Dinosaur National Monument and other Colorado Parks are celebrating National Park Week this weekend by dropping their entry fees now though Sunday. The Monument is joining other parks around the country in dropping fees this weekend, Continue reading

Closures For Dam Work At Steamboat Lake

Upgrade and repair work will begin soon on the Willow Creek Dam at Steamboat Lake State Park. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is advising the public to observe closure signs and avoid the area Continue reading

Roads Open In Dinosaur National Park

The Island Park and Rainbow Park roads in Dinosaur national Park reopen today for public access. The roads were closed early last month due to multiple washouts and severe storm damage in the area. Park staff along with the Uintah County Roads Continue reading

CPW Could Increase Fees By 50%

A bill, which is currently working its way through the Colorado State Legislature, looks to establish a stable and sustainable funding source for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. As an agency, CPW gets very little money from the states general fund, with the majority of their funding coming from revenues generated from hunting, fishing and other park Continue reading

Steamboat Ski Resort Sold

It’s been announced that the Steamboat Springs Ski Resort is being sold to the owners of Aspen Mountain.  Aspen Skiing Company, in conjunction with KSL Capital Partners, finalized an agreement this week to purchase Intrawest Holdings for $1.5 billion.  Along with the Steamboat Ski area, the sale will include the Winter Park Ski area, as well as a Continue reading

Open House To Discuss Dog Park Improvements

There will be an open house tonight in Steamboat to discuss potential improvements to the Rita Valentine Dog Park. The public will have the opportunity to review the proposed changes and make comments and give suggestions on Continue reading

Lots Of Visitors At Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park was the fourth most visited national park last year in the United States. More than 4.5 million people visited Rocky Mountain National Park in 2016. The most popular park in the Continue reading