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Rocky Mountain National Park’s West Side Stories
- Date: 05/22/2017 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
- Location: Bemis Library
6014 S. Datura Street
Littleton, Colorado 80120
Come and enjoy stories of Rocky Mountain National Park’s West side with well-known historian Dave Lively. Lively will entertain you with a quick tour of the various groups and unique individuals who have lived on Rocky’s West side over the past 11,000 years, ranging from Paleo-Indians who hunted mastodons to French and American fur traders, Ute and Arapaho Indians, ditch diggers, ranchers, early hotel owners and environmentalists such as Enos Mills. Lively is a resident and the only Certified Tour Guide in Grand County. His family homesteaded what is now the Grand Lake entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. In 2015 he was interviewed in The Living Dream: 100 Years of Rocky Mountain National Park, a documentary appearing on PBS stations nationwide. He is a speaker for the Rocky Mountain National Park Centennial Speakers Series and conducts historic tours and seminars for Rocky Mountain National Park.Return to full list >>