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Whether you're looking for an expert in outdoor recreation and wildlife issues or you're in need of an official comment about an agency action, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has a network of knowledgeable and available public information officers to assist members of the media and members of the public in finding the right source and the right information.

CPW uses a regional system to provide local and timely response to public issues around the state. This includes having four regional public information officers as well as a statewide public information officer team.

Region Map and Area Offices

CPW Region Map
Do​wnload CPW Regions Map

Northeast Region

Denver metro area, Ft. Collins, Estes Park, Sterling and Brush
Kara Van Hoos​e, 303-829-7143

Parks in the Region

  • Barr Lake
  • Boyd Lake
  • Castlewood Canyon
  • Chatfield
  • Cherry Creek
  • Eldorado Canyon
  • Eleven Mile
  • Golden Gate Canyon
  • Jackson Lake
  • Lory
  • North Sterling
  • Roxborough
  • Spinney Mountain
  • St. Vrain
  • Staunton

​​Southeast Region

Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Lamar and Salida
Bill Vogrin​, 719-227-5211​​

Parks in the Region

  • Cheyenne Mountain
  • Fishers Peak
  • Lake Pueblo
  • John Martin Reservoir
  • Lathrop
  • Mueller
  • Trinidad Lake​

​​Northwest Region

Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs, Steamboat Springs and Craig

Rachael Gonzales - 970-773-8587

Parks in the Region​​

  • Elkhead Reservoir
  • Harvey Gap
  • Highline Lake
  • James M. Robb - Colorado River
  • Pearl Lake
  • Rifle Falls
  • Rifle Gap
  • Stagecoach
  • State Forest
  • Steamboat Lake
  • Sweetwater Lake
  • Sylvan Lake
  • Vega
  • Yampa River​

​Southwest Region

Durango, Montrose, Gunnison and the San Luis Valley
John Livingston - 970-375-6708, c- (970)-759-9590​

Parks in the Region

  • ​​Arkansas Headwaters
  • Crawford
  • Lone Mesa
  • Mancos
  • Navajo
  • Paonia
  • Ridgway
  • Sweitzer Lake​

Statewide Topics

​​Legislative​ procedures, Parks and Wildlife Commission​

​Agency policies, endangered species, aquatic nuisance species,
​statewide recreation etc.​​​

Using Our Name - A Style G​u​ide​ for Media

Reporters should refer to our agency as Colorado Parks and Wildlife. If an abbreviation must be used, please use CPW.

The governor-appointed group that oversees our agency is the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission.

If you have any questions about how to use the agency name, please contact your regional PIO or the statewide PIO.