Colorado’s hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale for the 2013-2014 season. New licenses for the season are required by April 1 and will expire March 31, 2014.
Visitation at Rocky Mountain National Park was up slightly last year to 3,229,618. That’s about 2 percent higher than 2011 figures. Park Spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says the increase is partially due to a change in how traffic is tracked.
Until now, the Pikes Peak highway has only been open to cyclists during organized rides.
As big game hunting seasons come to an end this year in Colorado, a new report finds that hunting and fishing are as vital to the state’s tourism economy as skiing.