Cowboy Poetry and Music Returns to Vega State Park on Aug. 6
COLLBRAN, Colo. – Vega State Park will celebrate our cowboy heritage with music and poetry on Saturday, Aug. 6, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Aspen Grove Group Picnic Area. The Salt Creek Gang, the Dennisons Family Band and the Crystal Crackers will entertain the audience with great music. Creative poets performing will include: Terry Nash, Dan Spade, Bob Archer, Nona Carver and many others.
The event is free with a $7 daily Vega State Park pass or a $70 annual pass. Come early and enjoy a Stick Horse Rodeo and other fun youth activities, which start at 2 p.m. in the Early Settlers Campground Playground. Or spend the day at the park, enjoying the wildflowers, wildlife and the historic agriculture equipment surrounding Vega State Park. Fishing, hiking and biking are always available as well.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife gets everyone outdoors! Attracting more than 12 million visitors per year, Colorado's 42 State Parks are a vital cornerstone of Colorado's economy and quality of life. Colorado State Parks encompass 224,447 land and water acres, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state's favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities. Colorado State Parks also manage more than 4,300 campsites, and 63 cabins and yurts. For more information on Colorado State Parks or to purchase an annual pass online, visit www.parks.state.co.us.