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​​​​​​​​​​​Colorado Parks and Wildlife Overview

2017 Fact Sheet

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) remains a leader in natural resource management and outdoor recreation. Funded primarily through user fees, Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) grants, and federal and state grants, CPW strives to ensure efficient and effective use of financial and human resources. Through planning and by following Colorado's Lean Program, CPW evaluates programs and makes spending adjustments accordingly.​

The 2017 CPW Fact Sheet provides a wide variety of valuable information including statistics and inventories, statewide programs and the annual revenue for the 2016 fiscal year. >> Read More

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Economic Contribution

Outdoor recreation provides for over 500,000 Colorado jobs -​​ ​nearly 20% of the state's ​workforce. As an industry, outdoor recreation makes up ​10% of the state GDP.​ A fact sheet as well as a full report on the outdoor recreation economy in Colorado are linked below.