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Red Rocks Park and
Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps 
 (CCC) Camp
On the Trail for National Historic Landmark Designation

For more information click on any link below:

1. Announcement & Effects of Designation

     a. Announcement

     b. Letter to Mayor

     c. Effects of Designation

2. Actual Draft Nomination

3. Proclamation 

City and County of Denver Issue Proclamation of Support

The Denver City Council in cooperation with the National Park Service, Friends of Red Rocks, and the CIty departments of Arts & Venues and Parks & Recreation have issued this proclamation in support of the nomination.

Want to see the actual meeting? Click here: 



Thanks to all of the volunteers who came out for the February clean up! The next clean up will be Saturday, March 28th at 9:30 AM. 


Photo by Phil Blanton


T-Shirts will be available for $15 each at the next end of month clean up!  To stay up to date on Friends of Red Rocks events, sign up for our Email Newsletter along the right side of our website.

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We accept tax-deductible charitable donations for the purposes of:

  • tools and equipment
  • safety equipment
  • storage and maintenance
  • promotion

Past and current projects in support of our mission have included:

  • Monthly trail clean-ups
  • Trail construction and repair
  • Native Garden at the Trading Post
  • Renovation of the amphitheater
  • Open space concerns in the Morrison Valley
  • Concert booking contracts
  • Television and radio transmission towers on Mt. Morrison
  • CCC Memorial Statue (now located at the upper amphitheatre entrance)
  • National Historic Landmark status

The Friends of Red Rocks educational gardens featuring native Colorado plants between the trading post and the amphitheatre.  Check out our garden blog to learn more:


 Please see the Events tab for additional details


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