“My dad (Roy Vanderhoof) and brother (John) tried to convince them that a ski area with a base elevation of 5,800 feet would never be successful,” Don Vanderhoof, one of the original investors in Sunlight, recalled in an interview with the Post Independent last week.
The jump in visitation is a trend seen across the U.S.
Onlookers will be able to see the activity and mining equipment equipment, including 250-ton trucks, excavating mine shovels and production blast drills
The park has broken visitation records every month of 2016 so far, and it’s on pace to beat out the annual record of more than 4 million visitors set in 2015.
Adult tickets are as low as $39 each way, and two children ages 2-12 can ride for half-fare with each adult ticket
For the spring, fall and winter seasons, vehicle fees would increase from $10 to $15 and individual fees would rise from $5 to $8
MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK, Colo. | In 1984, Cliff Spencer was interviewing with Chief Ranger Rick Gale at Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area, near Los Angeles. Spencer was there at the request of a professor, to apply to a cooperative education program between California State University Northridge and the National Park Service. The internship-like program provided […]
County officials are warning drivers to be careful the next few days, with more rain predicted.
“There is a lot of money to be gained from people on these peaks, and just recognizing that helps us build these trails so we can continue to have these peaks as a great resource for people to come out and experience nature and find themselves and test themselves.”