Dogs to be allowed in Rocky Mountain National Park

Dogs, dogs and even some cats
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Dogs to be allowed in Rocky Mountain National Park

Post by Scott P » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:24 am

FYI:

I was talking to a park ranger today and learned that dogs are going to be allowed on the trails in Rocky Mountain National Park beginning July 1. The public announcement and commentary period will be released later this week.

On the plus side, it is suspected that dogs will not be allowed above the boulderfield on the Longs Peak Trail. Dogs must be leashed on all trails and waste must be carried out as well.
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Re: Dogs to be allowed in Rocky Mountain National Park

Post by davebks » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:26 am

I heard they are moving all the prairie dogs they have removed from the suburbs to the park.
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Re: Dogs to be allowed in Rocky Mountain National Park

Post by 12ersRule » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:29 am

This is discrimination. Cats hike too!
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Re: Dogs to be allowed in Rocky Mountain National Park

Post by WishIWasInTheMts » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:30 am

April Fools??
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Re: Dogs to be allowed in Rocky Mountain National Park

Post by SurfNTurf » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:51 am

Come on, Scott. This is too good of a prank not to write up on a "news" blog and post to the 14ers.com Facebook page.

#doit
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Re: Dogs to be allowed in Rocky Mountain National Park

Post by WishIWasInTheMts » Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:38 am

SurfNTurf wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:51 am
Come on, Scott. This is too good of a prank not to write up on a "news" blog and post to the 14ers.com Facebook page.

#doit
Ooooh.....please do this!
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Re: Dogs to be allowed in Rocky Mountain National Park

Post by BKS » Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:00 pm

The only requirement I heard was the dog had to have climbed Everest first... Scott you seem to have a dog theme going today.
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