Free admission for Sylvan Lake State Park on Monday
July 27, 2010
DENVER, Colorado – Colorado State Parks will celebrate Colorado Day on Monday by offering free entrance at all 42 state parks. Colorado Day was created by the state legislature to mark the anniversary of statehood, granted in 1876 by President Ulysses S. Grant. Free entrance at the state parks is an annual Colorado Day tradition.
All other fees, including camping and reservations will remain in effect on Aug. 2.
The state parks, scattered throughout Colorado, showcase the state’s diverse landscapes, including the alpine beauty of the mountains at Sylvan Lake State Park near Eagle.
Colorado’s 42 state parks attract nearly 12 million visitors per yearFor more information on Colorado State Parks or to purchase an annual pass online, visit http://www.colorado.gov/parks.