Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
Secretary Salazar to Speak at Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture
Office of the Secretary
DENVER, Colo. – Following the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will headline the Governor's Forum on Colorado Agriculture on Thursday, February 14.
At the forum, Secretary Salazar is expected to discuss President Obama's vision for how investments in energy and infrastructure can help grow our economy and strengthen the middle class. The forum is a daylong conference focusing on the critical role of innovation to the future of U.S. agriculture.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
Thursday, February 14, 2013 @ 9:00 a.m. MDT
Renaissance Denver Hotel
3801 Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80207
Credentialed media are invited to cover the remarks. Secretary Salazar will be available for questions immediately following the event.