Morrison, Colorado: John Denver Earth Hero Statue

15-foot-tall bronze John stands with his acoustic guitar slung across his back, holding an arm aloft as a giant eagle lands on it.

Red Rocks Park

Address:
17900 Trading Post Rd, Morrison, CO
Directions:
From Morrison drive north on Hwy 93 for 1.5 miles. Turn left at Red Rocks Park Entrance 2 onto Red Rocks Park Rd. Drive about a mile, then at the stop sign turn right onto Trading Post Rd. You'll see the Trading Post ahead on the left; the statue is on the far side of it, toward the back of the parking lot.
Hours:
Park open daily dawn-dusk, but closes early on "event" days. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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John Denver statue.

John Denver Earth Hero Statue

Worth a look. Nice gift shop next to the statue.

[Derek, 08/06/2015]

Originally unveiled in 2002 at Denver's 1000-acre hippie retreat in the mountains; moved to convenient spot in Morrison in June 2015.


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