Colorado's state parks are unique in their locations, landscapes and activities. While each park will work to make their most needed improvements and upgrades, you may expect changes such as additional staff on site, picnic area improvements, updated directional and interpretive signage and added educational programs.
NOTE: Cherry Creek State Park also charges an additional Cherry Creek Water Basin fee of $1/day or $3/year.
**Applies for any person 16 years or older entering Arkansas Headwaters, Barr Lake, Castlewood Canyon, Crawford, Colorado State Forest, Eldorado Canyon, Eleven Mile, Elkhead Reservoir, Fishers Peak, Golden Gate Canyon, Harvey Gap, Highline Lake, Jackson Lake, James M. Robb - Colorado River, John Martin Reservoir, Lathrop, Lory, Mancos, Mueller, Navajo, North Sterling, Paonia, Pearl Lake, Rifle Gap, Rifle Falls, Roxborough, Spinney Mountain, St Vrain, Stagecoach, Staunton, Steamboat Lake, Sweitzer Lake, Sylvan Lake, Trinidad Lake, Vega and Yampa River State Parks and Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area state parks, except those entering the park in a motor vehicle with a valid annual or daily vehicle parks pass.
***State parks annual family passes are issued to individuals, not vehicles, and the pass is not affixed to the windshield. Anyone living in the same household can use the pass, but only one vehicle can use it at a time.