Jul 29, 2010 2:00 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5
Colorado was admitted to the union Aug. 1, 1876. Colorado State Parks will celebrate Colorado Day on Monday, Aug. 2, by offering free admission to all 42 state parks.
"We're inviting Coloradans to get outdoors at the state parks, enjoy the natural beauty of these places and experience all the recreational activities that the parks have to offer," said Dean Winstanley, Colorado State Parks Director. "Colorado Day is an annual thanks to all our visitors for their support and to give people who have never visited a chance to experience the great activities in state parks."
Colorado State Park attract 12 million visitors each year.