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EXPLORATION PASS

YOUR TICKET TO A DENVER EXPERIENCE

Reserving an Exploration Pass does not guarantee entry. Museums and attractions are offering limited, scheduled entry for paid guests, members and pass holders. Please visit the website for the destination you plan to visit for more information.

You will need to schedule your visit with the destination directly, either online or by phone, to use an Exploration Pass for entry when you arrive.

Any Arapahoe Libraries card holder can reserve an Exploration Pass, which grants admission to several metro-Denver attractions at no charge. Play tourist or bring along your friends and family.

What will you discover in the Mile High City?

  • Book passes up to 30 days ahead of time.
  • Maximum of two (2) passes booked at one time.
  • Each pass covers two (2) or more visitors. See pass information for details.
  • Need help booking or canceling passes? Call 303-LIBRARY (303-542-7279).

ALL THINGS 5280

Colorado Collection

Coloradans Past and Present

Enjoy these true stories about real people, Coloradans and other Westerners, and their colorful lives.

Movies Filmed in Colorado

If you're interested in movies and, in particular, those that have been filmed in Colorado, here are some titles to check out!

Elevate Your Reading

There's so much to know and appreciate about living in Colorful Colorado!

STATE PARKS PASS

YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE

Place a hold on an Adventure Backpack that includes a free state parks pass! The Colorado State Parks Pass can be checked out for one week and grants access to any Colorado State Park. 

With 42 State Parks to explore in the Centennial State, which one will you explore first?

We love how much you love the Adventure Backpacks: this is a very popular item and we are unable to provide more at this time. While you wait, visit Colorado Parks & Wildlife to learn more about Colorado's State Parks or ask Colorado Parks & Wildlife how you can support library programs just like this.

 

What's inside each Adventure Backpack?

  • A pass to any of Colorado's 42 State Parks
  • Binoculars
  • Colorado outdoor guides
  • State Parks guide
  • Activity ideas

EXPLORE MORE IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Colorado Collection

From Colorado With Love!

August 1 is Colorado Day, so enjoy these books from our Colorado Children's Collection.

Love Your Planet

Love your planet this April, from amazing animal books to glorious documentaries about the natural world.

Citizen Scientists Wanted

Looking for a project you can do from your backyard or home computer? Become a citizen scientist and join a local or global project!
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