North Central


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Getting lost while camping is one of the worst things that can happen. Even in an area you frequently visit or on open terrain, you may still become lost or disoriented and should always be prepared for it. All too often campers and other outdoor enthusiasts find themselves getting lost […]

What To Do When Getting Lost While Camping


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Tomorrow November 11, 2014 is Veterans Day. Take some time and honor a veteran tomorrow in one of the many Colorado State Parks! Here are the details courtesy of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Free Admission on Veterans Day Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers all military men and women free admission […]

Free Admission to Colorado State Parks on Veterans Day



For 10 years now the National Wildlife Federation has been sponsoring the Great American Backyard Campout. The Great American Backyard Campout is to help get people out camping and introduce new people to the joys of camping. This year they are hoping to get 200,000 thousand people out camping for […]

Great American Backyard Campout


Colorado’s free fishing days are coming up on June 7th and June 8th. Outdoor enthusiasts can fish without a license. All other rules and regulations apply so make sure to stick to your fishing limits for whatever you are fishing for. Fishing is a fun and family friendly activity that everyone […]

Free Fishing Weekend June 7 and 8



On May 22nd the Bellair Lake Campground was hit by a high wind weather event. There seems to be some dispute weather this was a tornado or a micro-burst.  However, whatever it was, this has caused the Bellaire Lake Campground to be closed until further notice. Luckily nobody was hurt. […]

Bellaire Lake Campground Hit by High Wind Weather


Some of the campgrounds in north central Colorado are going to be closed for the first few weeks of camping season. Due to the late season snow the mountains received this year, the US Forest Service was unable to spray the campgrounds for pine beetles before the camping season begins. […]

Pine Beetle Spraying near Red Feathers and Surrounding Campgrounds



US Highway 36 to Estes Park is set to reopen November 3. This is great news to all of us that love to head to that beautiful Colorado area. The flood hit this area extremely hard and they would love to have tourists back up visiting the area. So if […]

US 36 to Estes Park is Re-Opening


The government shutdown is having a large effect on the many National Parks throughout the country. Many are staffed with a skeleton crew or shut down all together. All of these closures and services are closed down because congress can’t seem to get its act together. Unfortunately it’s times like […]

Government Shutdown Closes Campgrounds and Many Parks