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Fremont County Fall Heritage Festival

September 26th
Fremont County Fall Heritage Festival September 20th - October 15th, 2016 This family-friendly event celebrates the rich cultural and natural history of the area.  The festival host a variety of events including: walking tours, museums


Oktoberfest Train

September 26th
PROST! IT’S OKTOBERFEST IN THE ROYAL GORGE SEPT. 10 – OCT. 16 Royal Gorge Route Oktoberfest Lunch Train Runs Daily at 12:30 p.m. Colorado’s Royal Gorge Route Railroad, the state’s first and finest scenic rail line, wi


Canon City Farmers' Market

September 27th
The Royal Gorge Region is known for its mild climate and for its excellent gardening conditions.  Enjoy the bounty of the area at the Canon City Farmers Market each Tuesday June-Sept. Open from 8am to 1pm in Veterans Park - Hwy 50  h


Farmer's Market - Florence

September 29th
Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of this sweet little town while exploring the Florence Farmers Market. Farmers Market in Florence is held in Pioneer Park every Thursday from June through end of Sept.. Times are 8:0


Penrose Apple Day

October 1st
Penrose Apple Day Parade & events, first weekend in October. For over 76 years, the people of Penrose have proudly been welcoming tourists and locals alike to its annual Apple Day celebration. This celebration commemorating Penrose’s app

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Tunnel Road

Tunnel Road near Canon City is quite the adventureTunnel Road near Canon City is full of Royal George Region Atmosphere


Follow a 2-mile hike and bike trail through many tunnels blasted through solid granite. The Tunnel Road trail follows the Arkansas River and is an easy hike or ride through beautiful semi-arid mountains. Turn south off of US Hwy 50 onto Tunnel Road by the power plant on the western edge of Cañon City. Go straight on that road for about a half mile.

Click here for a free download of the FAR Recreation Guide that has an excellent map of this trail and many others.

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