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Addition of certain lands to Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo.

United States. Congress. House

Addition of certain lands to Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

  • National parks and reserves,
  • Rocky Mountains

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    Other titlesAddition of lands to Rocky Mountain National Park
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16158322M

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Addition of certain lands to Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo. by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following-described lands, comprising approximately one hundred. Park visitors board shuttle bus at Bear Lake.

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Chairman and members of the Subcommittee thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to present the Department of the Interior’s views on S. and H.R.bills that would require the Secretary of the Interior to permit continued occupancy and use of certain lands and improvements within Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Res.a resolution authorizing an investigation of the matter of the proposed enlargement of Rocky Mountain National Park; and S. a bill to add certain lands to the Rocky Mountain National Park. Committees considering H.R - 93rd Congress (): A bill to authorize the acquisition of certain lands for addition to Rocky Mountain National Park in the State of Colorado.

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Sponsor: Rep Wirth, Timothy [CO-2] (introduced 4/11/) Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 10/11/ Public Law Administration’s views on S.a bill to designate as wilderness certain land within the Rocky Mountain National Park and to adjust the boundaries of the Indian Peaks Wilderness and the Arapaho National Recreation Area of the Arapaho National Forest in the State of Colorado.

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Boulder is only about an hour southeast of Rocky Mountain National Park and home to University of Colorado’s Natural History Museum and the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse. Denver is another half-hour south from Boulder. While in Denver, you may.The Irish aristocrat was a world traveler and sportsman and he first made his way to the Estes Valley of Colorado in ByDunraven had claimed 8, acres in Estes Park and the future site of Rocky Mountain National Park.

The land was obtained by both legal and questionable means.