Horse Back Riding


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



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



That’ right, free park entrance to all 42 Colorado State parks on August 3rd. Other fees and costs still apply but the entrance fee will be waived. Get out and enjoy your local Colorado State Park. It is a beautiful summer, Make the most out of it! Here is more […]

Free Park Entrance on Colorado’s Birthday


Colorado Parks and Wildlife is doing something awesome for our active-duty military and veterans in the upcoming month. They are offering free park entrance! This is an great opportunity to get out and enjoy all that Colorado parks have to offer. This is the perfect time to enjoy Colorado in […]

Free Park Entrance to Active-Duty Military and Veterans in August



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Bear encounters when camping can be dangerous. One fact that all campers in Colorado have to face when out camping is that we are sharing these areas with many different species of wildlife. Most will leave campers alone and many won’t be seen when you are camping since we tend […]

Camping with Bears in Colorado


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