Friday, August 21, 2015

Be Part Of History At Rocky Mountain National Park’s Rededication Events

The year-long celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park's 100th Anniversary culminates with rededication events during the first week of September. A celebration is scheduled for September 3rd, at the Holzwarth Historic Site on the west side of the park. The official rededication ceremony will be held on September 4th, at Glacier Basin Campground on the east side of the park.

On Thursday, September 3rd, join the park for music from Peggy Mann and Cowboy Brad Fitch, fun and ice cream from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. as they celebrate the next 100 years of Rocky Mountain National Park. The event will be held at the Holzwarth Historic Site however, to attend this event, visitors must board a shuttle bus from the Grand Lake Elementary School or the Kawuneeche Visitor Center. Buses will begin service at 9 a.m. and will continue through 3 p.m.

On Friday, September 4th, join the park for special speakers, music, family activities and cake from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. as they dedicate Rocky Mountain National Park for the next 100 years. The event will be held in the meadow at the Glacier Basin Campground. The area will open at 9 a.m. for event attendees. Parking is expected to fill up quickly at Glacier Basin Campground. A portion of Rocky Mountain National Park's Park and Ride lot will be reserved for event attendees as well. A shuttle bus will be running from the Estes Park Fairgrounds Park & Ride directly to Glacier Basin Campground beginning at 9 a.m. and will continue through 2:30 p.m.

Space is limited at both venues so please plan ahead, arrive early, carpool or ride a bus. For further information about the events or for general questions about Rocky Mountain National Park, please call the park's Information Office at (970) 586-1206

If you do plan to visit Rocky Mountain during the upcoming rededication ceremonies, or anytime this fall, please note that our hiking website offers a wide variety of accommodation listings for both Estes Park and Grand Lake to help with all your vacation planning.


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