The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (AHRA) will host local poet and storyteller Bret M. Collyer on Friday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m., at the Hecla Junction Recreation Site. Join Great Outdoors Colorado Naturalist Claire Davis for an entertaining evening of Cowboy Poetry around a blazing campfire on the banks of the Arkansas River. This program is free but a valid parks pass is required.
Those interested in attending should meet at Hecla Junction Recreation Site, north of the intersection of U.S. Highway 285 and Colorado Highway 291 on Chaffee County Road 194, accessed from U.S. Highway 285. Bring a chair to settle down into! For more information contact AHRA at 719-539-7289.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife was created by the merger of Colorado State Parks and the Colorado Division of Wildlife, two nationally recognized leaders in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado’s wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. To learn more about Colorado’s state parks, please see: http://www.parks.state.co.us. To learn more about Colorado’s wildlife programs, please see: http://wildlife.state.co.us.