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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 […]

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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


Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a really cool program. You can now use your library card at participating libraries to checkout Colorado State Park Pass. Along with the park pass you get a backpack with a guide and tools about how to better enjoy Colorado State Parks. This is […]

Checkout Colorado State Park Pass



Everyone always thinks of camping gifts for Father’s Day, but what about Mother’s Day? Perhaps the women in your life would like or have a need for some great camping gear for Mother’s Day! This year, give the mothers special to you something a little different! We know mothers always […]

Top 10 Camping Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day


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



Every Kid in a Park Program Opportunity Every Kid in a Park is a great new program that has been introduced to try to get as many kids into Federal Parks as possible. This is specifically geared towards 4th graders to give them free access to Federal Parks. The Every Kid […]

Every Kid in a Park Program


Crater Lake and Maroon Bells Campgrounds have been closed to overnight camping due to bear activity in the area. There have been too many human and bear conflicts which has prompted Colorado Division of Wildlife to close these areas for safety. This bear problems at Crater Lake and Maroon Bells are […]

Crater Lake and Maroon Bells Campgrounds Closed Due to Bear ...