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

17900 Trading Post Rd, Morrison, CO
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.
Park open daily dawn-dusk, but closes early on "event" days. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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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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