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Military and Veterans Free August Pass

Active duty and veterans are admitted free to Colorado state parks for the month of August! The military member or veteran must show proof ​of military service and obtain the free pass from any Colorado state park or CPW office. See the flyer​ for requirements and more details. Military member or veteran must be in the vehicle using the pass. All other park fees (camping, etc) are still charged.

For more information on additional military/veteran benefits, see the Military Benefits​ page.

​​Try all of the recreation activities Colorado has to offer in one place, over one weekend, for free!

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will hold the inaugural Outdoor Adventure Expo​ at Cherry Creek State Park the weekend of September 23-24, 2017.

New adventures begin here with three separate recreation areas (Outdoor, Shooting, and Water) which offer archery, biking, fishing, OHV rides, paddleboarding, rock climbing, sailing, shooting and more!​​​​​​​​​​


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Plan your next vacation at a Colorado State Park! ​​

​Spend a couple days fishing or a week camping, hiking and rafting

With more than 4,000 campsites and 58 cabins and yur​​ts located throughout the state, Colorado State Parks’ affordable accommodations offer something for everyone. From the outdoor enthusiast to the family looking for a relaxing weekend, the perfect escape is only a click or phone call away. 

Take a look at our interactive map or begin customizing your experience now by searching the activities and facilities tabs in the Park Finder.

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