This weekend Colorado is opening it's doors to it's newest state park.

Staunton State Park is the latest land of wilderness to become a Colorado State Park. In 1989 Frances Staunton donated her piece of land upon her death and asked for it "to be preserved in perpetuity." The old Staunton ranch is still located on the property in the center of the 3,800 acres of grassland, cliffs and streams.

This weekends grand opening of the state park is happening Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm with activities for all ages happening all weekend featuring music, horseman demo's, fishing demo's and live rapture presentations.

Staunton State Park, which is located 6 miles West of Conifer and 17 miles from Evergreen features mountain biking trails, horse-riding, and rock climbing.


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