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Contact: Arlene Jackson, 970-858-3617 x363
Contact: Mark Davison, 970-858-3617 x312
Fruita, CO – In honor of President’s Day, Colorado National Monument will offer free entrance to all visitors on February 20, 2017.
Early spring is an excellent time to visit Colorado National Monument. This time of year visitors often will have beautiful vistas to themselves. The peace and quiet on the trails can provide a calming influence in a busy and hectic world. For a lucky few, a glimpse of a desert bighorn sheep ewe and her baby may be the highlight of a visit.
The National Park Service (NPS) is waiving entrance fees at all sites on President’s Day. To learn more about the many NPS sites commemorating America's presidents visit www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/president-habs.htm.
Winter hours are currently in effect at Colorado National Monument. The visitor center is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.
For additional information please visit www.nps.gov/colm or call 970-858-3617, ext. 360.
About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 413 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Visit us at www.nps.gov, on Facebook www.facebook.com/nationalparkservice, Twitter www.twitter.com/natlparkservice, and YouTube www.youtube.com/nationalparkservice.