Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day May 20 May 20th has been set as Colorado Public Lands day! Take the time to Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day at one of the events listed below. I want to thank the Colorado General Assembly for taking an important step to show how valuable our […]

Celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day


Holiday Camping Gift Guide Looking for a great gift idea for the outdoorsy types in your life? Look no further than our 2016 holiday camping gift guide! Here is a list of great gifts for any outdoor enthusiast. These gifts range from small, personal gifts to the big awesome toys […]

2016 Holiday Camping Gift Guide



Get free admission to Colorado State Parks on Veterans Day, November 11th. This applies to all veteran and active duty military members, military reserve, as well as the National Guard.  Get out there and enjoy this warm fall weather! Here is the official announcement from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife […]

Free Admission – Colorado State Parks – Veterans Day


Kokanee salmon season is here or just around the corner depending on your favorite fishing hole! Find out what you need to know below from Colorado Department of Wildlife. 2016 KOKANEE REGULATIONS Statewide kokanee limit by angling or snagging: 10 daily bag & possession. This handout includes information on fishing in […]

Kokanee Salmon Fishing Season 2016



National Parks, one of America’s finest and most celebrated accomplishments is 100 years old this year! To celebrate all admission is being waved to all 412 national parks between August 25th and August 28th. This is an awesome opportunity to take advantage of our amazing national parks. Get out there […]

National Park Service Turns 100 – Free Admission


Big Effleston Lake on the Grand Mesa will have all fishing limits lifted. This is in preparation of lake repairs. The fish will not survive the draining so they need to be caught and kept. Use this opportunity to stock up on tasty trout! CPW Press Release | Big Eggleston […]

Fishing Limits Lifted on Big Eggleston Lake



Are you on active duty or a military veteran? Thank you for your service! Colorado Parks and Wildlife would also like to thank you for your service by offering free state park entrance into Colorado State Parks for the month of August! Free State Park Entrance Press Release CPW offers […]

Free State Park Entrance – August – Active Duty Military ...


  Colorado Day is just around the corner. On August 1, 1876, president Ulysses S. Grant signed a proclamation admitting Colorado as a state.Colorado Day was celebrated as a state holiday on August 1 for many years, and then was moved to the first Monday in August. Celebrate Colorado’s birthday […]

Free Entrance to Colorado State Parks on Colorado Day