Colorado is world renowned for its wide array of outdoor recreation. Colorado Parks and Wildlife strives to make sure that everyone can access our special places and activities. Here are some of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife programs available to people with disabilities:
The Columbine Pass offers discounted access to Colorado's state parks for Colorado residents who have a documented total and permanent disability. The Columbine Pass is $14 per year and is transferable between vehicles.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Maintains a list of accessible fishing locations. Select the region below to find accessible fishing access near you:
Mental health institutions that provide 24-hour, 7-day-a-week care to patients can apply for a facility fishing license that covers all their patients. The license is good for the calendar year in which it was issued and must be renewed each year. The license is not available for "day care" facilities. For information about the program call 303-291-7235 or complete the Facility License Application.
Hunting licenses are available for individuals with a mobility impairment resulting from a permanent medical condition that makes it physically impossible for them to hunt without assistance. Evidence of mobility impairment may include, but is not limited to, prescribed use of a wheelchair, shoulder or arm crutches, walker, two canes, or other prescribed medical device or equipment. See the Mobility-Impaired Hunting License Request Form or call 303-291-7380 for more information.
Any person who holds a free Lifetime Fishing License; Veteran’s Lifetime Combination Small Game Hunting/Fishing License; or are approved for the Big Game Mobility Impaired Hunting Program is exempt from the Habitat Stamp requirement.
Hunters with disabilities, as defined in the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), may complete a Wildlife Recreation Accommodation Permit Application to request accommodation for: