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Colorful Colorado

Denver Mountain Parks at 100: Why This “Magnificent Dream” Is More Important Than Ever

Founded in 1913, Denver’s Mountain Park system is older than the National Park Service. From its beginnings in automobile-based tourism, this irreplaceable mountain park and open space system has become more important than ever. Explore the people and places that created this “Magnificent Dream” with Denver's Parks & Recreation Director of Natural Resources, Bob Finch.