Colorado Parks and Wildlife


Fri February 15, 2013
Parks & Rec

More Than 3 Million Visit Rocky Mountain National Park In 2012

Rocky Mountain National Park

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.

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Sun December 16, 2012


Tue November 27, 2012

Wildlife Recreation Nets $3 Billion for Colorado's Economy

Elk are popular with both hunters and wildlife watchers in Colorado
Warren Brown Photography Creative Commons/Flickr

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.

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Wed August 1, 2012
Parks & Rec

Corporate Sponsors For Colorado State Parks

Chatfield State Park
Colorado State Parks

The Foundation for Colorado State Parks, a 501(c)(3) organization, is pioneering an effort to attract corporate sponsors to Colorado's state parks. The proposal is in the early stages of development but officials say it could be implemented by 2013.

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Mon May 14, 2012