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So this last Saturday we celebrated the 2nd #coloradopubliclandsday. Proud #publicland owners all across the state got out, enjoyed, and supported the wonders of #Colorado. We have 24 million stunningly beautiful, ecologically and geographically diverse acres of federally managed public lands here. It doesn't stop there, though. We also have @coparkswildlife managing our state lands and wildlife across all land, as well as countless partner groups, environmental education groups (like @leavenotracecenter), #advocacy groups (like @protectourwinters, @accessfund and @wildernesssociety), and volunteer corps (like @colorado14ersinitiative), along with #local governments all over the state doing their part in supporting the natural beauty, valuable ecosystems, and #outdoor recreation opportunities found here. In fact, Colorado is the only state in the country that dedicates its entire lottery fund to recreation and #conservation (and thanks to SB18-066, this is now the case until at least 2049!). The funding breakdown is as follows: 10% goes to @coparkswildlife, 40% goes to the Conservation Land Trust, and the remaining 50% goes to @greatoutdoorscolorado. This is spectacular forward thinking and appreciation of the value the natural #environment has to our state. So thank you,  @govofco -- we appreciate your support of our land (and yes, it's your land too!) #optoutside #nature #ourwild #coloradophotographer #mountains #rimby #greatoutdoors
So this last Saturday we celebrated the 2nd #coloradopubliclandsday . Proud #publicland  owners all across the state got out, enjoyed, and supported the wonders of #Colorado . We have 24 million stunningly beautiful, ecologically and geographically diverse acres of federally managed public lands here. It doesn't stop there, though. We also have @coparkswildlife managing our state lands and wildlife across all land, as well as countless partner groups, environmental education groups (like @leavenotracecenter), #advocacy  groups (like @protectourwinters, @accessfund and @wildernesssociety), and volunteer corps (like @colorado14ersinitiative), along with #local  governments all over the state doing their part in supporting the natural beauty, valuable ecosystems, and #outdoor  recreation opportunities found here. In fact, Colorado is the only state in the country that dedicates its entire lottery fund to recreation and #conservation  (and thanks to SB18-066, this is now the case until at least 2049!). The funding breakdown is as follows: 10% goes to @coparkswildlife, 40% goes to the Conservation Land Trust, and the remaining 50% goes to @greatoutdoorscolorado. This is spectacular forward thinking and appreciation of the value the natural #environment  has to our state. So thank you, @govofco -- we appreciate your support of our land (and yes, it's your land too!) #optoutside  #nature  #ourwild  #coloradophotographer  #mountains  #rimby  #greatoutdoors 
2nd Annual Colorado Public Lands Day!! We had a great turnout to celebrate and give back to the community and the lands. Thanks to all those who came and volunteered their time to be a part of it. #coloradopubliclandsday #conservationjobs #redrockcanyonopenspace #cityofcoloradospringsparksandrec #cityofcoloradosprings #coloradolife #rmfi #rockymountainfieldinstitute
Great hike with @coloradomtnclub into BLM’s Beaver Creek #wildernessstudyarea to celebrate #coloradopubliclandsday and to learn more about BLM’s Eastern CO Resource Management Plan revision and this incredible Wild Canyon country that they manage, extending north of Cañon City west to Salida. #blmwild #seeblm #mypubliclands #wildcolorado
Beautiful night for Our Colorado Public Lands Celebration! Thanks to Commissioner Tim Corrigan and Representative Dylan Roberts for speaking about the importance of our public lands! Thanks @drobco for all your work to promote state climate action. Thanks for hosting Mountain Tap! #coloradopubliclandsday #getoutthere #climatechange #YVSCclimateaction
Beautiful night for Our Colorado Public Lands Celebration! Thanks to Commissioner Tim Corrigan and Representative Dylan Roberts for speaking about the importance of our public lands! Thanks @drobco for all your work to promote state climate action. Thanks for hosting Mountain Tap! #coloradopubliclandsday  #getoutthere  #climatechange  #YVSCclimateaction 
Yesterday was Colorado Public Lands Day. It was so great to celebrate with a ribbon cutting for five newly updated campsites on Little Yampa Canyon! #mightyyampa #coloradopubliclandsday #rivertrip #ourpubliclands @mypubliclands @friendsoftheyampa
@rmficolorado had a great afterparty today. Another amazing day in the Rockies. #redrocks #coloradopubliclandsday
“Here is your country.  Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children.  Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of it’s beauty, it’s riches or it’s romance.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt .
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#coloradopubliclandsday #colorado #publiclands #theyareourlands #protect #preserve #getlost #forest #myhappyplace #nature #getoutside
Happy Colorado Public Lands Day! Taking it back to time spent with @sarkar516 and @galvinguiding on an undisclosed Colorado river... #haulmagazine #haulyes #flyfishing #flytying #trout #rainbowtrout #browntrout #cutthroat #publiclands #publiclandsinpublichands #colorado #bobberado #thatwesternskyline #rainysflies #coloradopubliclandsday
#coloradobha members came together today for clean ups in celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day. As #publiclandowners we all have an obligation to be stewards of the land we are privileged enough to call ours. Thank you to all who volunteered their time!
#coloradobha  members came together today for clean ups in celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day. As #publiclandowners  we all have an obligation to be stewards of the land we are privileged enough to call ours. Thank you to all who volunteered their time!
Celebrated #coloradopubliclandsday remotely — with this gorgeous group in Pittsburgh! This is just some of the 60+ awesome people who are leading the clean energy revolution in Pittsburgh, planning campaigns to get businesses, universities, philanthropies, and municipalities to commit to 100% clean, renewable electricity! Thanks for your work, @climatereality Pittsburgh and SW PA chapter! .
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#leadonclimate #actonclimate #committedto100 #climatereality #pittsburgh #readyfor100
Celebrated #coloradopubliclandsday  remotely — with this gorgeous group in Pittsburgh! This is just some of the 60+ awesome people who are leading the clean energy revolution in Pittsburgh, planning campaigns to get businesses, universities, philanthropies, and municipalities to commit to 100% clean, renewable electricity! Thanks for your work, @climatereality Pittsburgh and SW PA chapter! . . . #leadonclimate  #actonclimate  #committedto100  #climatereality  #pittsburgh  #readyfor100 
Happy #coloradopubliclandsday! Today is a day to celebrate and give thanks for all of Colorado’s spectacular public lands. They are an important part of our state’s economy, ecosystems and even identity, and they deserve to be protected and cherished. So if you haven’t already, get out there and enjoy our state’s public lands - not only today but everyday! #coloradopubliclandsday #colorado #ourdoors #keeppubliclandsinpublichands
Over 24 million acres and it's all ours〰️ 💚🦎🐿️🎣🏵️🐞🐢🐠🐛🦋🐾🌵🌺🗺️🐒🌲🦉🌼🦆🌿🌻🐝🌳🌾☘️🌎🌱🏞️🌞🏔️🤸🛶🌈👣#happy #coloradopubliclandsday #lovelifeoutside #hikecolorado #publiclands #adventureisoutthere #rockymountains #co
Over 24 million acres and it's all ours〰️ 💚🦎🐿️🎣🏵️🐞🐢🐠🐛🦋🐾🌵🌺🗺️🐒🌲🦉🌼🦆🌿🌻🐝🌳🌾☘️🌎🌱🏞️🌞🏔️🤸🛶🌈👣#happy #coloradopubliclandsday #lovelifeoutside #hikecolorado #publiclands #adventureisoutthere #rockymountains #co
Honoring the significant contributions that national, state, and local public lands make to wildlife and outdoor recreation. ⛰ 🎣 ⛺️ 🌲 🚵‍♀️ 🌅 🧗‍♀️ 🛶 🌳  #coloradopubliclandsday #optoutside #neverstopexploring #conservation #mountains #rivers #forests #grasslands #parks #wannabecoloradian
Happy Colorado Public Lands day!
Happy Colorado Public Lands day!
Celebrated #coloradopubliclandsday with a rainy hike and fish afternoon with the pups!
On Colorado Public Lands Day this is a good reminder that we are all in it together. Whether you use the trails to observe nature, to run 100 miles through the wilderness or to hit jumps and berms on your bike, we (all recreationists) must remember to be friendly to other users. Everyone has a right to public lands and should have opportunities to enjoy nature each in their own way—from mushroom foragers to moms with strollers to freeride mountain bikers. We can coexist through education, awareness and respect and need to find our common ground so that we can protect precisely that. ••• #ridewithrcr #routtcountyriders #foodforthought #giverespecttogetrespect #coloradopubliclandsday #userspecifictrails #trailmanners |  #Repost @benicesayhi
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#BeNiceSayHi #TrailCourtesy #SmilesAreContagious
On Colorado Public Lands Day this is a good reminder that we are all in it together. Whether you use the trails to observe nature, to run 100 miles through the wilderness or to hit jumps and berms on your bike, we (all recreationists) must remember to be friendly to other users. Everyone has a right to public lands and should have opportunities to enjoy nature each in their own way—from mushroom foragers to moms with strollers to freeride mountain bikers. We can coexist through education, awareness and respect and need to find our common ground so that we can protect precisely that. ••• #ridewithrcr  #routtcountyriders  #foodforthought  #giverespecttogetrespect  #coloradopubliclandsday  #userspecifictrails  #trailmanners  | #Repost  @benicesayhi ・・・ #BeNiceSayHi  #TrailCourtesy  #SmilesAreContagious 
Today is the State of Colorado's Public Lands Day - an official state holiday. I couldn't make it to the state, so I went to the Colorado River and state park in Texas named appropriately to celebrate. #coloradopubliclandsday
Today is the State of Colorado's Public Lands Day - an official state holiday. I couldn't make it to the state, so I went to the Colorado River and state park in Texas named appropriately to celebrate. #coloradopubliclandsday 
Colorado Public Lands Day is today and we’re celebrating by donating 10% of all the profits from our rafting trips to help preserve and protect the wild and beautiful places that we all love to explore. #ColoradoPublicLandsDay #coloRADo
Colorado Public Lands Day is today and we’re celebrating by donating 10% of all the profits from our rafting trips to help preserve and protect the wild and beautiful places that we all love to explore. #ColoradoPublicLandsDay  #coloRADo 
Led a clean up on public lands through #coloradobha with this awesome group of people in celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day! It's all ours and our responsibility to #keepitclean.
Led a clean up on public lands through #coloradobha  with this awesome group of people in celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day! It's all ours and our responsibility to #keepitclean .
Crestone Peak and Crestone Needle (14ers), Sangre de Cresto, Colorado. Line illustration showing the all the main asecent routes. #illustratingallthe14ers #theillustrated14ers #coloradopubliclandsday #crestoneneedle #crestonepeak #sangredecristomountains #ourpnw #etsyshop #14ers #map #mountaindrawing #drawing #pendrawing #mountaineering http://etsy.me/2HNTaZD
Great to be back in Colorado. Just look at those spots 👀 📸: @el_jefe_pescado #coloradopubliclandsday #coloradoflyfishing #bigdoinks #umpquafeathermerchants #simmsfishing #scottflyrods
Happy Colorado Public Lands Day! We’re a pretty diverse state, with prairie, sage, alpine, desert, and riparian ecosystems worth celebrating and protecting. 
Pictured L to R: Pawnee Buttes, Pawnee National Grassland - prairie; Greater Sage-grouse, BLM land in Moffatt County - sagebrush; Pikes Peak over Garden Of The Gods, Pike NF - alpine and prairie; rafting the wild Yampa River in Dinosaur National Monument - Desert, riparian. Protect our public lands. #coloradopubliclandsday #publicland #ourpubliclands #ilcp_photographers
Happy Colorado Public Lands Day! We’re a pretty diverse state, with prairie, sage, alpine, desert, and riparian ecosystems worth celebrating and protecting. Pictured L to R: Pawnee Buttes, Pawnee National Grassland - prairie; Greater Sage-grouse, BLM land in Moffatt County - sagebrush; Pikes Peak over Garden Of The Gods, Pike NF - alpine and prairie; rafting the wild Yampa River in Dinosaur National Monument - Desert, riparian. Protect our public lands. #coloradopubliclandsday  #publicland  #ourpubliclands  #ilcp_photographers 
In 2016, Colorado became the first state to create a holiday recognizing public lands - but is that really all that surprising?

Today is Colorado’s Public Lands Day, and our state has 24 million acres of public lands to enjoy. Rocky Mountain National Park is one of my favorites to explore - especially the hike to Sky Pond, pictured above. 
If you’re the adventurous type looking to plan your next getaway, you won’t be disappointed here! 
#coloradopubliclandsday #visitcolorado #rockymountainnationalpark #skypond #adventuretravel #womenwhoexplore #travelwriter
In 2016, Colorado became the first state to create a holiday recognizing public lands - but is that really all that surprising? Today is Colorado’s Public Lands Day, and our state has 24 million acres of public lands to enjoy. Rocky Mountain National Park is one of my favorites to explore - especially the hike to Sky Pond, pictured above. If you’re the adventurous type looking to plan your next getaway, you won’t be disappointed here! #coloradopubliclandsday  #visitcolorado  #rockymountainnationalpark  #skypond  #adventuretravel  #womenwhoexplore  #travelwriter 
Come on down! Official #coloradopubliclandsday after party at @fossilcraftbeer !! We love our lands, and #volunteers Cheers! @upadowna @pikespeakclimbersalliance @medwheelcos @friendsofredrockcanyon
Come on down! Official #coloradopubliclandsday  after party at @fossilcraftbeer !! We love our lands, and #volunteers  Cheers! @upadowna @pikespeakclimbersalliance @medwheelcos @friendsofredrockcanyon
Happy Public Lands Day! What a way to give back by getting down and dirty! We put in some solid hours gathering trash along the #animasriver this morning. Thanks @artemis_sportswomen and @braidedflyfish in organizing today and @rgpswraps for a killer lunch! A shoutout to @rioproducts, @loonoutdoors and @sageflyfish for some awesome giveaways! .
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#coloradopubliclandsday #publicland #conservation #cleanup #animasriver #braided #sanjuanangler #flyfishing #flyshop #guideservice #downtowndurango #coloRADo #visitdurango
Happy Public Lands Day! What a way to give back by getting down and dirty! We put in some solid hours gathering trash along the #animasriver  this morning. Thanks @artemis_sportswomen and @braidedflyfish in organizing today and @rgpswraps for a killer lunch! A shoutout to @rioproducts, @loonoutdoors and @sageflyfish for some awesome giveaways! . . #coloradopubliclandsday  #publicland  #conservation  #cleanup  #animasriver  #braided  #sanjuanangler  #flyfishing  #flyshop  #guideservice  #downtowndurango  #coloRADo  #visitdurango 
Soggy girl and soggy doggy after having Betasso Preserve entirely to ourselves on this rainy day. #rainyday☔ #hiking #puppy #coloradopubliclandsday
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This land is your land - 24 million acres, right here in #Colorado! And as public land, it's up to all of us to take care of it. Find ways to celebrate this year's #COPublicLandsDay at copubliclandsday.com/events!
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#findyourplace #findyourpark #findyourtrail #cotrails #explorecolorado #coloradolife #publiclands #mypubliclands #coloradopubliclandsday #stewardship #optoutside #outdoorcolorado #coloradooutdoors
In honor of Colorado Public Lands Day today, here's a shot of one of my favorite places on earth, Rocky Mountain National Park. Colorado has so much natural beauty! #coloradopubliclandsday .
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#wanderlust #landscapephotography #naturephotography #optoutside #naturelovers #rockymountains
River trash pickup for #coloradopubliclandsday and I found this gem of a sign... first the trash is there and then just like that, it’s gone! Fun to be apart of this. Thanks @karmano @artemis_sportswomen @duranglers #loveyourriver #onthedrop #coloradokids
It’s #coloradopubliclandsday !! Did you know that Colorado has 24 million acres of public land?! We are truly blessed to live in such a beautiful place with so many ways to get outside while also supporting the local economy. 
It’s a beautiful day, get out there and enjoy it! .
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#choosemountains #naturetherapy #ourwild #coloradoactivities #coloradotography #womenofcolorado #wocoambassador
It’s Colorado Public Lands Day! Founded in 2016, the third Saturday each May is dedicated as #copubliclandsday, a holiday dedicated to celebrating and getting outside to enjoy our unparalleled wild places and to give back to the public lands that provide us with so much. Here are just a few of our favorite wild and scenic Colorado places!#coloradopubliclandsday #keepcoloradowild #foreverwildandfree
It’s Colorado Public Lands Day! Founded in 2016, the third Saturday each May is dedicated as #copubliclandsday , a holiday dedicated to celebrating and getting outside to enjoy our unparalleled wild places and to give back to the public lands that provide us with so much. Here are just a few of our favorite wild and scenic Colorado places!#coloradopubliclandsday  #keepcoloradowild  #foreverwildandfree 
I'm a visitor here. These landscapes are not mine; they're unfamiliar and mysterious and new. And yet in a very real sense I belong to them, and they are mine because they are everyone's. Ours to respect and enjoy and protect. Stewardship can be big, and it can start simple. Feel your connection and kinship with the land and animals around you and keep your hearts open wide, my friends. #coloradopubliclandsday #rainyrun
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#plogging #mountains #nature #naturelovers #environment #landscapes #sheisnotlost #mountainlove #trailrunning #trailrunner #runtheworld #staywild #staygrateful #amazingview #sheruns #moments #instanature #choosemountainswomen #skies #runnerscommunity #colorado #outdoors #landscapelover #runnersofinstagram #getoutstayout #awakethesoul #thegreatoutdoors #running
I'm a visitor here. These landscapes are not mine; they're unfamiliar and mysterious and new. And yet in a very real sense I belong to them, and they are mine because they are everyone's. Ours to respect and enjoy and protect. Stewardship can be big, and it can start simple. Feel your connection and kinship with the land and animals around you and keep your hearts open wide, my friends. #coloradopubliclandsday  #rainyrun  . . . . . . . #plogging  #mountains  #nature  #naturelovers  #environment  #landscapes  #sheisnotlost  #mountainlove  #trailrunning  #trailrunner  #runtheworld  #staywild  #staygrateful  #amazingview  #sheruns  #moments  #instanature  #choosemountainswomen  #skies  #runnerscommunity  #colorado  #outdoors  #landscapelover  #runnersofinstagram  #getoutstayout  #awakethesoul  #thegreatoutdoors  #running 
"tell me where your love lies"
Inspiration from @winterparkresort my love lies there •
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#artistsoninstagram #watercolor #mountains #coloradoart #artist #coloradopubliclandsday
Happy #coloradopubliclandsday !! Before and after closing this social trail. #work Thanks #rmfi #upadowna #cityofcoloradosprings #friendsofredrocks #jimmyjohns
Good morning from Red Rock Canyon Open Space and the 2nd annual Colorado Springs Celebration of #coloradopubliclandsday !! Join this awesome team later at @fossilcraftbeer where we all will gather to raise a glass to #publiclands of #colorado ! All are welcome to join us!
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#trails #restoration #startoutside #stewardship @cospringsparks @visitcos @coloradooutdoorrec
Today, and every day, we salute the lands we live to roam, protect, and advocate for—be it the outdoor brands who comprise our markets or days spent volunteering or traversing Colorado's wild lands. #ColoradoPublicLandsDay #DenFleaFavs
Today, and every day, we salute the lands we live to roam, protect, and advocate for—be it the outdoor brands who comprise our markets or days spent volunteering or traversing Colorado's wild lands. #ColoradoPublicLandsDay  #DenFleaFavs 
These men don’t just quit! Sam and Peter patrolling the DSP FT: Kevin the crawfish
These men don’t just quit! Sam and Peter patrolling the DSP FT: Kevin the crawfish
It's Colorado Public Lands Day! We hope everyone is going to Get Out! Stop in afterward for a "Get Out!" Belgian Farmhouse-style Saison - brewed entirely with Colorado grown malt from @rootshootmalting , it's the perfect way to celebrate our amazing public lands in CO! 😎👌
It's Colorado Public Lands Day! We hope everyone is going to Get Out! Stop in afterward for a "Get Out!" Belgian Farmhouse-style Saison - brewed entirely with Colorado grown malt from @rootshootmalting , it's the perfect way to celebrate our amazing public lands in CO! 😎👌
I LOVE THIS STATE SO MUCH💚 Happy #ColoradoPublicLandsDay everybody! Working for Aspen Parks and Rec has been a dream come true and given me an even greater appreciation for this beautiful state and all it has to offer. Check out this website and video highlighting how awesome Colorado’s public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, mountains, grasslands, and deserts are! (link in bio) Then get out there and go celebrate the day!🌞
I LOVE THIS STATE SO MUCH💚 Happy #ColoradoPublicLandsDay  everybody! Working for Aspen Parks and Rec has been a dream come true and given me an even greater appreciation for this beautiful state and all it has to offer. Check out this website and video highlighting how awesome Colorado’s public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, mountains, grasslands, and deserts are! (link in bio) Then get out there and go celebrate the day!🌞
This weekend, Alpine Achievers Initiative partnered with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado to provide fun outdoor recreation programming for the kids attending the Mike O’Brien memorial project near Crestone, CO. 
Check out this incredible view of the Sangre De Cristo mountains we get to enjoy all weekend! 
#sangredecristo #alpineachievers #VOC #sanluisvalley #servecolorado #nationalservice #americorps #coloradopubliclandsday
I'm so grateful for the opportunity to explore these lands ❤️ #coloradopubliclandsday
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'In May 2016, Colorado became the first state in the nation to establish a state holiday for our public lands. The third Saturday in May is now recognized as Colorado Public Lands Day, a day to celebrate how our public lands are central to our economy and our quality of life.'
I'm so grateful for the opportunity to explore these lands ❤️ #coloradopubliclandsday  ☀️🌄⛺🌲🌻 'In May 2016, Colorado became the first state in the nation to establish a state holiday for our public lands. The third Saturday in May is now recognized as Colorado Public Lands Day, a day to celebrate how our public lands are central to our economy and our quality of life.'
It’s Colorado Public Lands Day! Time to celebrate being the first state to establish a holiday for our 24 million acres of public land. With over 200,000 people working in the outdoor recreation industry, including my dad, and 13 million visitors annually to state parks, Colorado is all about the outdoors and that’s why we live here. Most of our adventures and best memories take place on these protected lands, like finding random rocks shaped like giant dog paws! 🐾 ⛰
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 #marleythemountainmutt #coloradopubliclandsday #hikingdog #hike #hiking #adventure #adventuredog #traildog #travel #wilderness #rocks #getoutside #nature #explore #publicland #publiclands #camping #camp #backcountry #wilderness #colorado #geology #mountains #outdoors #optoutside #rescuedog #adoptdontshop
It’s Colorado Public Lands Day! Time to celebrate being the first state to establish a holiday for our 24 million acres of public land. With over 200,000 people working in the outdoor recreation industry, including my dad, and 13 million visitors annually to state parks, Colorado is all about the outdoors and that’s why we live here. Most of our adventures and best memories take place on these protected lands, like finding random rocks shaped like giant dog paws! 🐾 ⛰ . . . #marleythemountainmutt  #coloradopubliclandsday  #hikingdog  #hike  #hiking  #adventure  #adventuredog  #traildog  #travel  #wilderness  #rocks  #getoutside  #nature  #explore  #publicland  #publiclands  #camping  #camp  #backcountry  #wilderness  #colorado  #geology  #mountains  #outdoors  #optoutside  #rescuedog  #adoptdontshop 
It’s a bit chilly this year for #coloradopubliclandsday, good thing #publiclands are open 365 days a year! #lincolnhillscares #usfs #nationalforests #publicland @usinterior
Today is the 2nd #coloradopubliclandsday. Let's talk about that--#publicland. This concept and its benefits and uses mean different things to different people; state by state; region by region. I think #Colorado and all of us who live in and love this state have made it clear that we value our public lands--not necessarily for one activity or purpose over the other, but rather for the tangible and intangible collective benefits they provide. Over 1/3 of Colorado is comprised of public lands. #Nationalparks ranging from the iconic peaks of @rockynps to the surreal dunefield of @greatsanddunesnps; from the dark depths of @blackcanyonnps to the dizzying structures of @mesaverdenps. Our #nationalforests contain many of the famous mountain vistas, aspen stands, wildlife and general #wilderness we love to have as our daily backdrop. Our #wildlife refuges are critical for supporting and preserving the biodiversity o ye range of ecosystems need to function. Those are just a couple of examples of the extreme range in landscapes, agencies, and benefits of their protection. Whether you hike, camp, fish, hunt, view, paddle, peddle, skin up or just ski down, or even just live in Colorado, the benefits of OUR public lands are clear. Our state #economy is booming because of our relationship with these lands. Just the outdoor #recreation industry alone contributes nearly $2 billion just in tax revenue! Not only that, but nearly 230,000 jobs are within the outdoor recreation realm. So let's go, Colorado -- let's continue to lead the charge in valuing, protecting, and thoughtfully managing our public lands well into the future. Examples must be set and we can he the ones to set them for the whole country.

#optoutside #wearethewild #forgeyourownpath #stayandwander #mountains #rimby #getoutside
Today is the 2nd #coloradopubliclandsday . Let's talk about that--#publicland . This concept and its benefits and uses mean different things to different people; state by state; region by region. I think #Colorado  and all of us who live in and love this state have made it clear that we value our public lands--not necessarily for one activity or purpose over the other, but rather for the tangible and intangible collective benefits they provide. Over 1/3 of Colorado is comprised of public lands. #Nationalparks  ranging from the iconic peaks of @rockynps to the surreal dunefield of @greatsanddunesnps; from the dark depths of @blackcanyonnps to the dizzying structures of @mesaverdenps. Our #nationalforests  contain many of the famous mountain vistas, aspen stands, wildlife and general #wilderness  we love to have as our daily backdrop. Our #wildlife  refuges are critical for supporting and preserving the biodiversity o ye range of ecosystems need to function. Those are just a couple of examples of the extreme range in landscapes, agencies, and benefits of their protection. Whether you hike, camp, fish, hunt, view, paddle, peddle, skin up or just ski down, or even just live in Colorado, the benefits of OUR public lands are clear. Our state #economy  is booming because of our relationship with these lands. Just the outdoor #recreation  industry alone contributes nearly $2 billion just in tax revenue! Not only that, but nearly 230,000 jobs are within the outdoor recreation realm. So let's go, Colorado -- let's continue to lead the charge in valuing, protecting, and thoughtfully managing our public lands well into the future. Examples must be set and we can he the ones to set them for the whole country. #optoutside  #wearethewild  #forgeyourownpath  #stayandwander  #mountains  #rimby  #getoutside 
Happy Colorado Public Lands Day! What adventures do you have planned to celebrate this day?! #copubliclandsday #colorado #coloradosprings #coloradopubliclandsday #getoutside #upadowna #unleashyouradventure
Happy #coloradopubliclandsday  Public lands are one of our most precious resources and the canvas to enjoy our passions. We are proud #publiclandowners
Saturday, May 19 is Colorado Public Lands day! Get outside and celebrate your lands! Colorado became the first state in the nation to establish a holiday recognizing the value of public lands within the state. The state’s 24 million acres of public land are a defining part of our heritage, identity, and unique way of life. Public lands generate $722 million for the state’s economy and support over 45,000 jobs.
Saturday, May 19 is Colorado Public Lands day! Get outside and celebrate your lands! Colorado became the first state in the nation to establish a holiday recognizing the value of public lands within the state. The state’s 24 million acres of public land are a defining part of our heritage, identity, and unique way of life. Public lands generate $722 million for the state’s economy and support over 45,000 jobs.
This land is your land - 24 million acres, right here in #Colorado! And as public land, it's up to all of us to take care of it. Find ways to celebrate this year's #COPublicLandsDay at copubliclandsday.com/events!
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#findyourplace #findyourpark #findyourtrail #cotrails #explorecolorado #coloradolife #publiclands #mypubliclands #coloradopubliclandsday #stewardship #optoutside #outdoorcolorado #coloradooutdoors
Today is #ColoradoPublicLandsDay, a good day to #GoOutside and go for a #hike. There's a lot going on around #Colorado, including events at @coparkswildlife state parks. Check out the events and also my featured hike for this week in my column at the @csindependent by clicking the link on my website (see bio). @visitcolorado @visitcos @visitpikespeak @epcparks @cospringsparks
Today is #ColoradoPublicLandsDay , a good day to #GoOutside  and go for a #hike . There's a lot going on around #Colorado , including events at @coparkswildlife state parks. Check out the events and also my featured hike for this week in my column at the @csindependent by clicking the link on my website (see bio). @visitcolorado @visitcos @visitpikespeak @epcparks @cospringsparks
Today we are celebrating Colorado Public Lands Day! We understand that public lands are vital for our community, humanity, sanity, and economy, and for this we strive to support education, advocacy, and stewardship around our public lands. As an outdoor retail store, Bristlecone is in the unique position to often be the sole point of contact for backcountry users before they head out, and because of this we feel that it is important to educate customers not only on the gear they are purchasing, but also on the importance of environmental stewardship and backcountry ethics so that we can all continue to safely and responsibly enjoy our public lands for years to come.
Hike with us and @wildernessworkshop today up the Arbaney Kittle Trail from 1-4pm and then join us for happy hour with discounted drinks and snacks at @capitolcreekbrewery from 4-6pm! And if you're lucky you might even score some free @darntoughvermont socks! 📸: @brianstixmarsh .
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#copubliclandsday #protectourpubliclands #publiclands #coloradopubliclandsday #colorado #getoutside #rockymountains #basalt #aspen #roaringforkvalley
Today we are celebrating Colorado Public Lands Day! We understand that public lands are vital for our community, humanity, sanity, and economy, and for this we strive to support education, advocacy, and stewardship around our public lands. As an outdoor retail store, Bristlecone is in the unique position to often be the sole point of contact for backcountry users before they head out, and because of this we feel that it is important to educate customers not only on the gear they are purchasing, but also on the importance of environmental stewardship and backcountry ethics so that we can all continue to safely and responsibly enjoy our public lands for years to come. Hike with us and @wildernessworkshop today up the Arbaney Kittle Trail from 1-4pm and then join us for happy hour with discounted drinks and snacks at @capitolcreekbrewery from 4-6pm! And if you're lucky you might even score some free @darntoughvermont socks! 📸: @brianstixmarsh . . . . . #copubliclandsday  #protectourpubliclands  #publiclands  #coloradopubliclandsday  #colorado  #getoutside  #rockymountains  #basalt  #aspen  #roaringforkvalley 
Today is #ColoradoPublicLandsDay. Check out http://copubliclandsday.com/ to learn more and find out what events are happening near you. #Nature #Protect
It’s Colorado Public Lands Day!
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I don’t think I need to spout any facts or figures at any of you about how important our public lands are, or why they should be protected. Or tell you that simply walking through nature has proven and statistically significant health benefits. That being in awe (like I was here 👆🏽) lowers levels of stress and cortisol.
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Because when places like this exist, who needs another reason to get outside? 🤷🏻‍♀️
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#coloradopubliclandsday
It’s Colorado Public Lands Day! . I don’t think I need to spout any facts or figures at any of you about how important our public lands are, or why they should be protected. Or tell you that simply walking through nature has proven and statistically significant health benefits. That being in awe (like I was here 👆🏽) lowers levels of stress and cortisol. . ⛰ Because when places like this exist, who needs another reason to get outside? 🤷🏻‍♀️ . #coloradopubliclandsday