On Presidents Day make sure that you take a moment to reflect on one of the greatest presidents and champions of America’s natural beauty, Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt. He was one of the most influential presidents ever to be in the office in regards to protecting and enhancing America’s plethora of natural wonders. Not with standing his efforts in politics, the economy, American rights and his far from standard foreign policy, he excelled at watching out for and protecting America’s natural beauty.
Here are just a few of his contributions that made such an impact on America’s natural beauty. He helped to make sure Yellowstone was reserved and protected from industrial interests. He created the Pelican Island Bird Reservation to fend off the extinction of the birds there whose feathers were used for hats. Created more than 50 animal refuges nationwide through his long . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Recognize Theodore Roosevelt on Presidents Day
Tarryall Reservoir is a medium-sized lake in the northern part of South Park in Colorado. Tarryall Reservoir State Wildlife Area is a wildlife refuge for many different animals and migratory birds. Tarryall Reservoir State Wildlife Area is a great place to camp if you can get a campsite. During the peak summer season it can be difficult to get a campsite here due to the fact that there are no fees. Also all campsites are available on a first come first served basis with no reservations possible. The campsites around Tarryall Reservoir can accommodate mid-sized trailers and RV’s. There are lakeside campsites as well as some campsites that are up and away from the lake on the south west side. Tarryall Reservoir is a popular place for fishing, photography and hiking. There are a few other campgrounds . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Tarryall Reservoir State Wildlife Campground
Round Mountain Campground is a nice campground a little over an hour west of Colorado Springs on US-24. It is located within Pike National Forest and is just off the main road. There are few amenities here and this campground is not equipped to accommodate campers or RV’s. Small trailer campers will be fine here but this is primarily a tent camping campground. Round Mountain Campground does not have any water, sewer, or electricity hookups for RVs or trailers. This is an ideal camping back up location for the south end of South Park if your original choice of campground is full. This campground is just off the main highway and offers easy access to the many areas of interest in this region. Round Mountain Campground is a great place for ATV enthusiasts to camp since there is access . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Round Mountain Campground Review