DENVER, Colo. - Colorado Parks and Wildlife invites you to celebrate the holidays by giving the gift of outdoor cheer with a CPW gift certificate. With 41 state parks, an amazing variety of wildlife, and a wide selection of outdoor recreation opportunities across the state, giving the gift of the outdoors in Colorado is the perfect way to celebrate the season - and all year long.
A CPW Gift Certificate is the perfect present for the outdoor enthusiast in your life. Gift Certificates are valid
The first person to complete Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s State Parks Passport Program said she saw the program on a television commercial, but didn’t think much about it until a week later when she was out with her husband fishing at Vega Lake at Vega State Park.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife will sponsor family activities
at the 2019 Denver International Sportsmen's Expo
Arkansas Headwaters hosts free ‘wingding’ holiday open house with activities, raffle
Restoration projects are one example of how residents and the Natural Areas Department conserve and care for natural areas now and for future generations
Because they are resistant to deadly whirling disease, Gunnison River rainbow trout are being spawned so that strain of rainbows can be stocked in rivers across the state.
The only trout native to Colorado is the cutthroat, named for the red slash of color under their gills. Although this trout is not from Woods Lake, similar cutthroat have been restored to Woods Lake.
Biologists find whirling disease-resistant rainbow trout thriving in Arkansas River
Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) champions in the House and Senate rallied on the steps of the U.S. Capitol with conservation leaders and outdoor recreation advocates today calling on Congress to reauthorize and fully fund America’s most important conservation and recreation program before the end of the year.
Most of the roads on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District are closed for the winter season for resource protection and public safety as of Dec. 1.
On this day we would like to share a story from one of our CTU staff about taking her dad fly fishing in Colorado. We hope everyone has a safe holiday and finds time to spend it with friends, family, or the great outdoors!
The species -- previously considered extinct -- is thriving in Herman Gulch, off Interstate 70, after initial stocking attempts now appear to be successful
With a flurry of projects completed and the huge River Mile development on the horizon, the river's proponents see the narrative changing.
Start a new holiday tradition and turn Black Friday into a Fresh Air Friday! With support from our partners at GOCO, admission to all of Colorado's 41 state parks is free on Nov. 23.
The Beer Sisters Reservoir at Blue Heron Park is on its way to being filled up, but it’s hard to say when it will reach full capacity.
Sportsmen’s Caucus called to elect delegates, discuss CWD, preference points
The Hunting, Fishing, and Parks for Future Generations Act gives the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission the ability to adjust license, pass and permit fees annually. Adjustments for 2019 were approved Thursday, Nov. 15.
2 recent advancements in ice fishing that are pushing the sport forward
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to meet November 15 - 16 in Burlington
Newell Brands (NYSE:NWL) made substantial progress on its Accelerated Transformation Plan, designed to create a simpler, faster, stronger consumer-focused portfolio of leading brands and today announced that it has signed definitive agreements to sell two businesses, Pure Fishing and Jostens.
CPW offers veterans, active-duty military free park admission Nov. 11
We are highlighting local organizations that need your help, including the non-profit Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.
The number of Americans who fish is in decline and that decline has had an impact on conservation projects, because hunting and fishing licenses help fund everything from habitat restoration to clean water programs.
Have you ever wished that you could see beneath the surface of a new fishing spot – just to get a quick glimpse – a small clue – of the variety and size of fish?
Fishing for lake trout in the Gorge is heating up!
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently confirmed new findings of New Zealand mudsnails in both the North Platte River near Casper and the Salt River south of Alpine.
GILA TROUT: A NATIVE TROUT CONSERVATION STORY
The shop behind the John Martin Reservoir State Park dam resembled a fish market recently when Colorado Parks and Wildlife aquatic biologists, staff and volunteers assembled to survey fish in the lake.
Motorists urged to watch for increased wildlife activity at dusk
It's mid-autumn and there's still plenty of good fly fishing to be had if you go about it properly.
Your Guide to Winter Fly Fishing the Cache la Poudre
CPW asks anglers to temporarily stop fishing in the 'toilet bowl' as scheduled maintenance begins at Ruedi Reservoir
Kokanee salmon giveaway scheduled for Durango
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently confirmed new findings of New Zealand mudsnails
Someone Keeps Illegally Stocking This Durango Reservoir With Northern Pike
Growing up among so much beauty I would find myself asking, “Who put the fish in the lakes?”
Seasonal boat ramp closures to impact Aquatic Nuisance Species protocols at CPW lakes
When you read the sign for Hookers, you may not expect to find a family owned and operated business with something interesting for everyone
Last weekend brought Casting for Recovery's Colorado crew to the Roaring Fork Valley for their third annual fly-fishing retreat at the historic Redstone Inn.
Fall in Colorado is always a challenging time for outdoor endeavors. Not because there’s nothing to do. There’s too much to do.
Upgrade work on Sylvan Lake State Park dam continues, completion now pushed back to spring
Crystal River's voluntary fishing closure lifted, river recovering from extremely low flow and high water temperatures this summer
Recently, moose have even ventured into Colorado’s Front Range suburbs as they continue to seek out new territory and habitat.
Elkhead Reservoir State Park Boat Ramp Closing on Oct. 14
For the third time Colorado Parks and Wildlife, along with Florida Consolidated Ditch Company, will drawn down Pastorius Reservoir to address illegal stocking
Yampa River voluntary fishing closure lifted, portion of Chuck Lewis State Wildlife Area still closed for construction project
CPW aquatic biologist Boyd Wright and his team has been stocking greenbacks into the Clear Creek headwaters four miles above I-70 near the Eisenhower Tunnel for the past three years.
Due to improving conditions, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is lifting the voluntary fishing closure on the Eagle River, between Wolcott and the confluence with the Colorado River, effective immediately.
CPW biologists find evidence of a comeback for Colorado’s greenback cutthroat trout.
Water infrastructure package with benefits for fish, wildlife, and the outdoor recreation economy heads to president’s desk with bipartisan support