Colorado National Monument

NEWS
11:21 am
Fri April 24, 2015

6 Million People Visited Colorado National Parks Last Year

Colorado National Monument
Credit National Parks Service

A new federal report finds in 2014 national parks saw a record number of visitors. And, those tourists generated nearly $30 billion in economic activity. 

Colorado has a dozen national parks. More than 6 million people visited these sites last year, according a National Park Service report. 

It says tourists contributed more than $370 million in visitor spending to local gateway communities. And, the study says that spending supported 5,800 jobs in the state. 

Overall, NPS estimates national parks had an economic impact of $552 million on Colorado’s economy.  

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NEWS
8:17 am
Wed July 9, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 9, 2014

  Newscast

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NEWS
4:35 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Effort To Redesignate Colorado Nalt. Monument Hits Wall

The Colorado National Monument is in western Colorado.
Credit National Parks Service

The movement to transform Colorado National Monument into a national park hit a setback Monday.

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NEWS
8:35 am
Wed July 3, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Wednesday, July 3, 2013

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