For folks living in Colorado, it is vital to have a parks pass. After all, there are 42 state parks to explore and whether you boat, fish, horseback ride, ATV, camp or just like to day hike, you’ll need a Colorado parks pass in order to access all this fun.
A trip to a state park doesn’t have to be a big ordeal, in fact, parks such as Boyd Lake State Park in Loveland or Colorado’s newest state park, Staunton State Park near Denver, are easy destinations for a midweek picnic or summer outing with the kids.
There’s always something going on at Colorado’s state parks, whether it’s a guided birding walk at Barr Lake State Park or a kids nature program. There are even some programs that you probably didn’t know existed. For instance, did you know that you can rent a horse at Chatfield State Park and Mueller State Park?
There are also a variety of festivals that occur at various state parks around Colorado.
While dogs are not allowed into any of our country’s national park, Fido is welcome at 38 of the 42 Colorado State Parks. Please keep him on a leash unless you’re visiting a designated off-leash location.
A Colorado parks pass is good for one year from the month of purchase and it’s easier than ever to buy one because you can buy it online. Click here to purchase and you’ll receive your pass in the mail within 7 to 10 business days. Click here for a list of other places where you can purchase a Colorado Parks Pass.
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