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Rocky Mountain National Park sets final 100th anniversary dedications

Staff Report

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

On Thursday, Sept. 3, Peggy Mann will perform and Cowboy Brad Fitch and ice cream will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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, Sept. 4, special speakers, music, family activities and cake will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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

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