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Contact: Arlene Jackson, (970) 858-3617 x363
Contact: Mark Davison, (970) 858-3617 x312
Fruita, CO – To honor veterans who have served our country, Colorado National Monument will offer free entrance to all visitors on November 11, 2016.
“Colorado National Monument is a place where our military members and their families can find enjoyment, inspiration and when needed, solace” said Superintendent Ken Mabery. “We provide free entrance on Veterans Day to encourage all Americans to remember those who have served and to enjoy this beautiful area their service protects.”
The National Park Service (NPS) is waiving entrance fees at all sites on Veterans Day. To learn more about the many NPS sites commemorating America's military conflicts and honoring those who served, visit www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/military-remember.htm
Fall hours are now in effect at Colorado National Monument. The visitor center is open from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.
For additional information please visit www.nps.gov/colm or call 970-858-3617, ext. 360.
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