North Central

Topo maps are now available on the USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) website for free! Topo maps are detailed topographical maps of an area that show the contours of the terrain. These maps also include roads, waterways, territory boundaries, and much more. The topo maps available are a fantastic resource for anyone that […]

Free USGS Topo Maps Available

Colorado River near Eagle Colorado.
Enjoy a free fishing weekend this coming weekend on June 6th and June 7th. Free fishing weekends in Colorado mean that you do not need a license to fish! So dust off your fishing gear and get out there and go fishing! Don’t have any fishing gear? No problem! Ask […]

Free Fishing Weekend June 6 and 7

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

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