State park celebrates with holiday open house

It’s mid-December and it’s really, really snowy in the mountains.

Which makes it feel like Christmas at Vega State Park. In celebration, the park is inviting you to a weekend of holiday open houses.

This Saturday and Sunday, enjoy Vega’s winter wonderland plus holiday crafts, door prizes, a “best winter hat” contest and 15 percent off in the gift shop.

Bring your sled and snowshoes and make it a day of outdoor fun, Christmas shopping and sipping hot chocolate.

Did I mention a parks pass makes a great stocking stuffer?

WHAT: Holiday open house at Vega State Park

WHERE: Vega State Park is located about 20 miles east of Collbran (Colorado Highway 330 to Mesa County Road 64.6)

WHEN: Open houses are from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Parks entry fee of $7 or free with a state parks annual pass.

HOW: Information at 970-487-3407 or online at, go to pull-down menu and click on Vega State Park.


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