This Outdoor Library Hiding In Colorado Is Just Begging To Be Visited
When you think of libraries, what comes to mind? Shelves upon shelves of books? A colorful children’s area? Computer stations galore? While old-fashioned libraries are as wonderful as they are vital, there is one here in Colorado that stands out from the rest… and just wait until you see why:
You know Fairplay/South Park as being a small mountain town and the exaggerated setting of a popular Comedy Central show...
...but did you know that it is also home to an incredible land library?
What exactly is a land library? "Connecting community and land," the Rocky Mountain Land Library merges its surrounding land with relevant books, making for both a nature and education lover's dream come true!
Now for the million dollar question: just how does it work? Inspired by a library in Wales, the Rocky Mountain Land Library offers more than 35,000 books about the area's animals, plants, and eco-system...
...pristine land on which to explore...
...and a number of special events, volunteer workdays, and workshops.
Since the library is still being developed, there are no set times for when they are open; however, they do host a number of events through the year and invite the community to both explore and get involved.
For more information on the Rocky Mountain Land Library and upcoming openings, please visit their
To learn even more about the Town of Fairplay, check out
It’s Impossible Not To Love The Most Eccentric Town Near Denver.
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