Southern Shooting Partnership announces formation; launches public listening tour

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The Southern Shooting Partnership - a group of counties, state and federal agencies and public utilities working to develop safe, recreational sport shooting facilities in the Pikes Peak region - announced Tuesday it will launch a listening tour in December to gather public input on recreational sport shooting.

The first event in the tour will be a December 7 public meeting in Calhan to discuss Colorado Parks and Wildlife's proposal to develop a free, unsupervised public shooting range at the Ramah State Wildlife Area in northeastern El Paso County.

Explore the Rugged Canyons of the Ancients in Colorado

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Canyons of the Ancients is in the four corners region of southwestern Colorado. Rugged and breathtaking, Canyons of the Ancients is a national monument that dates back to 300-1300 AD. The monument covers 176,000 acres of land, which contain cliff dwellings, kivas--underground square rooms used for religious rituals--rock art, and more.

Guide to Hiking to Hanging Lake in Colorado

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The stunning Hanging LakeTrailsin Glenwood Springs, Colorado, might just become your new favorite hiking grounds. Before you start lacing up your boots, check out our brief overview of important information for hiking to Hanging Lake, Colorado.

Driving to Hanging Lake 

Getting there can be a bit tricky if you don't know the area well. If you need assistance with directions, contact park management and someone will help you find your way.