The Arkansas River’s Browns Canyon defines Colorado’s great
outdoors with its exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities and natural
Located just 2.5 hours southwest of Denver, this gem is in need of
permanent protection to ensure future generations have the opportunity to enjoy
its rushing waters and backcountry fishing, which in turn help sustain the region’s economy.
Colorado’s Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet have asked
President Obama to protect Browns Canyon as a national monument. A national monument
designation for Browns Canyon will protect approximately 22,000 acres along the
iconic Arkansas River between Salida and Buena Vista. The proposed national
monument would protect one of the most popular whitewater rafting and fishing
destinations, not just in Colorado, but in the entire United States.
Please tell President Obama you support this proposal and
help protect Browns Canyon!
Photo: Browns Canyon. Credit: Mason Cummings.
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