Rocky Mountain National Park to Host “Fly Fishing in the Rockies” a Reduced Barriers Fishing Event on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 

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  In coordination with the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD), Rocky Mountain National Park is hosting the event “Fly Fishing in the Rockies” on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. This event will take place on the Colorado River at the Holzwarth Historic Site on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park from 9:00 a.m. to noon. This 1-day event will include free fly fishing workshops for individuals of all ages with permanent disabilities.   

   During this event, participants will learn the basics of fly fishing, including learning about the fish species that live in the park, how to read the water, and how to cast. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. To register, visit https://nscd.connectintouch.com/admin-multi-daymulti-activity-short-intake-registration or call the NSCD Customer Service number at 970-726-1518. 

  This program will have an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter on site, adaptive fishing gear will be provided, and there will be fishing locations that are accessible by visitors in wheelchairs. One-on-one fishing guides will be available.  

   For more information about Rocky Mountain National Park, please call the park’s Information Office at (970) 586-1206 or visit www.nps.gov/romo

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