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    National Monument Colorado

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Be Our Guest at Colorado National Monument for

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Date: November 2, 2011

Be Our Guest at Colorado National Monument for
Veterans Day Weekend
Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13

In honor of our nation's Veterans, Colorado National Monument cordially invites everyone to be our guest during Veteran's Day Weekend, Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13. Entrance fees will be waived for all visitors. 

Veterans Day is dedicated to those who have protected this nation and its people, in years past and through present times. In appreciation of our veteran's noble sacrifice and service to their country, all veterans of any era and all military personnel and their families who visit Colorado National Monument during Veterans Day Weekend will receive a 10% discounts on all items in the Colorado National Monument Association bookstore located at the Visitor Center. 

To learn more about visiting Colorado National Monument, visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/colm or call 970-858-3617, 360. To learn more about fee-free days in national parks around the country, go to http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.

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