View the Great American Eclipse at a Colorado state park and join us in September for the Outdoor Adventure Expo. 
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Solar Eclipse
Dubbed the Great American Eclipse, all areas of the country will be able to see at least a partial solar eclipse, in which the moon covers the sun; those in a 70-mile wide stretch starting in Oregon and stretching to South Carolina will be able to experience a total eclipse. In Colorado, the sun will be partially obscured, from about 80% in the southwest to 98% in the northeast. 
 
Viewers in Colorado can expect to see stages of the eclipse from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with the peak at around 11:35 a.m.

Where can I get glasses?
Some parks and libraries will have a limited supply of eclipse glasses for visitors (sponsored by the Space Science Institute's Nation Center for Interactive Learning and the Colorado Parks Foundation​), it is highly recommended visitors bring their own ISO 12312-2 compliant and CE certified glasses, or download and make a pinhole projector for safe viewing. 
State Parks offering Solar Eclipse Viewing​

New Adventures Begin Here

Try all of the recreation activities Colorado has to offer in one place, over one weekend, for free! Colorado Parks and Wildlife will hold the inaugural Outdoor Adventure Expo at Cherry Creek State Park the weekend of September 23-24, 2017. New adventures begin here with three separate recreation areas (Outdoor, Shooting, and Water) which offer archery, biking, fishing, OHV rides, paddleboarding, rock climbing, sailing, shooting and more!

Interested in becoming an exhibitor? Click here to learn more. 
Double trouble. These two male prairie rattlesnakes were caught competing for a female off the trail at Castlewood Canyon State Park. What a sight!
📷: Instagram's @ginnyrutherfordphotography
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