Recreation at Colorado State Parks
With 42 parks from mountains to plains, you'll find the climate and the terrain you seek.
Year round activities such as hiking, geocaching and
fishing continue at many parks in the fall months, but be sure to experience Colorado's world-renown blue skies and bright sunshine as you:
To find more fun ideas and activities, check out our statewide Event Calendar!
Discover Colorado wildlife such as moose and lynx, take up bird watching (we have some great parks that are along migratory routes), or hone your photography skills. Don't miss unique events like the Lesser Prairie-chicken viewing opportunity. Visit the Events & Festivals page for listings.
Feel the burst of adrenaline on a single track bike trail.
Grab your rod and tackle box for some great
fishing spots and tournaments.
Load up the boat and head out for a fun filled day on the water.
In the fall, enjoy the colors.
- In the winter, find snow in the high elevation parks and take the kids snow tubing or sledding.