The Role of DMP in Early Jeffco Tourism

The Jefferson County Historical Commission and its Friends group jointly sponsor an annual discussion on a theme of historic interest. This year, Historical Tourism in Jefferson County was the theme, and Foundation founder Bart Berger was one of the featured speakers. Bart's wide-ranging presentation covered The Role of Denver's Mountain Parks in Early Jeffco Tourism, … Continue reading The Role of DMP in Early Jeffco Tourism

2019 Dana Crawford Award goes to Bart Berger

The Foundation's founder, Bart Berger, was awarded the Dana Crawford Award on May 13 for his work in historical preservation. The Foundation's accomplishments for Mountain Parks were a key feature of the evening presentation. From the CPI website: “Dana Crawford, the evening’s namesake, presented Mr. Berger with the award for his work with the Denver … Continue reading 2019 Dana Crawford Award goes to Bart Berger

32nd Annual Bison Auction Coverage from Denver Post and 9NEWS

Denver Mountain Parks had a successful bison auction March 3rd at Genesee Mountain Park raising a record amount. The charismatic bison and mountain parks staff once again captured some local media attention around the annual event. You can read the Denver Post story, and watch a great short video about the auction, featuring Denver Mountain Parks … Continue reading 32nd Annual Bison Auction Coverage from Denver Post and 9NEWS

Red Rocks Park and CCC Camp New Landmark

As of August 4, 2015, Red Rocks Park and Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps Camp have been designated as Colorado's newest National Historic Landmark (NHL)! This long process officially began in about 2004 at the suggestion of the Friends of Red Rocks, a nonprofit group formed in 1995 to advocate for the park. The work … Continue reading Red Rocks Park and CCC Camp New Landmark