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    Roxborough State Park in Colorado Offers Guided Sunrise Hikes

    Salute summer on a sunrise hike with naturalists at Roxborough State Park on May 26 and June 23 at 5:30 a.m. Majestic red rock formations and wildlife will provide a perfect backdrop for an inspiring and peaceful morning outdoors. A light continental breakfast will be served at the Roxborough Visitor Center following the hike. A check for $7.50, payable to “Friends of Roxborough,” will confirm each reservation. Please mail your non-refundable check to: Roxborough State Park, 4751 E. Roxborough Dr., Roxborough, CO 80125. Hikes will take place, rain or shine.

    The Friends of Roxborough is a nonprofit, 501(c) 3, and operates by the generous time of volunteers. The mission of the Friends group is to support nature education at the park.

    Two projects that are currently in the forefront are the Barbara Fritts Scholarship Fund, which reimburse qualifying schools transportation costs for kids to come to the park for educational nature experiences, and an archaeology display that will tell the story of the native peoples who visited the Roxborough area and left behind artifacts for us to discover.  If you would like to support the Friends effort please visit http://parks.state.co.us/Parks/Roxborough/Friends or call (303) 973-3959 for additional information.

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