Denver Mountain Parks Foundation and Denver Mountain Parks receive Jefferson County Historic Preservation Award Photo: Leda S. Thaler, Jefferson County Historical Commission. Scott Gilmore, Denver's Deputy Director of Parks and Recreation, speaks at the Jefferson County Historic Preservation Awards ceremony Thursday, October 12, 2017. Denver Mountain Parks planner Brad Eckert, and Denver Mountain Parks Foundation chairman … Continue reading Norm and Ethel Meyer Award
Come join Denver Beer Co and the Denver Mountain Parks Foundation for a bison-adjacent guided hike along one of Colorado’s original hiking trails.
We're belatedly catching up on this year's news around the Denver Mountain Parks system. Here are some of the developments since we last posted on this site: In February, we published a recap of news and events in 2015, including launch of our capital campaign for shelter restoration and our fundraiser in October. Read or … Continue reading Around the DMP System
We won! In case you missed it, on June 13th, we were awarded the Colorado Book Award for Denver Mountain Parks: 100 Years of the Magnificent Dream. Authors Wendy Rex-Atzet and Erika Walker traveled to Aspen with high hopes, and indeed, the trip proved to be a huge moment for the book, and for all … Continue reading Colorado Book Award in History
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!
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