Colorado Day free at parks

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Rhonda Mock paddles around Connected Lakes on a free entrance day.

Rhonda Mock of Grand Junction kneels as she paddleboards around Connected Lakes at the James M. Robb-Colorado River State Park’s Connected Lakes section today. Mock said she was surprised when she arrived at the park to discover that entry to the park is free today; Colorado Parks and Wildlife has designated this a free day at all 42 state parks in honor of Colorado Day, the commemoration of Colorado’s acceptance into statehood.

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