Pros: affordable real estate, adjacency to BLM land. Cons: just one small, regional airport.
The 2019 Hanging Lake shuttle season runs from May 1 - Oct. 31, daily from 6:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.
There’s still a lot of love for this former mining town, even though it’s gone from a place to escape the world to a place that caters to some of its most privileged.
The stranded remains of Western Slope veterans were in storage for decades. On Thursday, a full military ceremony saw them finally laid to rest.
Officials are worried that foot and car traffic during the peak season could harm nature at the site, so they’re implementing a shuttle and a fee.
The snow is a welcome reprieve after a year of hot, dry weather that fueled wildfires and slowed tourism. But thirsty reservoirs are still not quenched.
Many mines pose the chronic problem of relentless pollution.
Tuesday's rock slide contained between 250 and 350 cubic yards of debris.
The Monument is unsure when Rim Rock Drive will safely reopen or when entrance booths will again be staffed.
Since the first locomotive steamed through the canyon, the train has been the best way to see the vistas — mostly because someone else is driving.