At the Tattered Cover Nov. 2nd Wow—it has been busy! We had a great time last Saturday afternoon at the Tattered Cover (Rocky Mountain Land Series) talking about our book and hosting a book signing. It was a pleasure to hear the Foundation's Bart Berger, John Fielder, and authors Erika Walker and Sally White share … Continue reading All the breaking news!
Join us: Book-signing tomorrow, Nov 2, 2-3:30 p.m. at the Tattered Cover LoDo! Celebrate National Bison Day with us Saturday at the Tattered Cover LoDo. Your chance to get an autographed copy of Denver Mountain Parks: 100 Years of the Magnificent Dream! Learn more about the book, and check out the first-ever video on these … Continue reading Nov 2nd Book Signing
We offer today a rare view of photographer John Fielder in front of the lens rather than behind it. This photo was taken by Bart Berger, chair of the Denver Mountain Parks Foundation. Bart and John were in the field last fall, collecting photos for the Foundation's book celebrating the centennial of the Denver Mountain … Continue reading Fielder in the Field
Here's a little quiz to help sharpen your park know-how. Can you identify the parks shown in our header images? We have five rotating headers. John Fielder taking a photo of the view from _______ Park. Most of the land for this park (our second largest) was acquired in 1937. Sunrise from ________ Park. This … Continue reading Guess our header images
Visit John AdamsMusic.com for info & tickets to the John Denver Tribute, October 18 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House! The Sights and Sounds of Colorado combines 1,000 of John Fielder's photos with music by the John Adams Band for an evening that honors the legacy of John Denver and his commitment to the landscapes … Continue reading Join us! John Denver Tribute Oct 18
Note: This content was originally posted on the Denver Mountain Parks website 8/10/13. Used by permission. By proclamation of City Council July 29th, August 2013 has been named Denver Mountain Parks month in celebration of the system's centennial. The proclamation was introduced by Councilwoman Peggy Lehman. Thanks go to Councilwoman Lehman and the entire City … Continue reading Mountain Parks Month!
Denver Mountain Parks: 100 Years of the Magnificent Dream is here! The book was officially launched August 1, 2013, with a private reception at the Denver Public Library's Western History and Genealogy Dept. More than 100 people got the opportunity to see the book for the first time, and purchases suggest this is going to … Continue reading Launching the New Book
Just out on Vimeo is the first-ever video celebrating the Denver Mountain Parks on the occasion of the centennial of their creation. Initiated by the DMP Foundation and produced by Havey Productions, this 12-minute video features commentary by key people on the history and significance of this historic system. The Denver Mountain Parks Foundation believes … Continue reading Enjoy our new video!
Okay, so we have a new book. Want to know what you'll find there? Here's a sneak preview! Click on the image to download a pdf of the contents page! Can you name the Denver Mountain Park in this photo? Here's a hint—the buildings in the foreground are part of Meyer Ranch. Rich in images, … Continue reading What’s in the Book?
The first-ever history book on Denver Mountain Parks moved one step closer to completion this week—files are now at the printers! Bart Berger, chair of the Foundation, has preview copies that really let us see what the final version will look like—and it is impressive. Full color photos, 50 of them, by John Fielder, along … Continue reading DMP Book Update