Federal shutdown not affecting CPW properties, efforts
Credit: CPW press release
DENVER—Despite the shutdown of the Federal government, hunting, fishing, camping and wildlife watching opportunities continue in Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife-managed parks and lands are open for business and visitors affected by the shutdown are welcome to take advantage of our facilities.
--National Parks may be closed but Colorado's 42 beautiful state parks are open for business. For more information, visit: http://www.doi.gov/index.cfm. Call 303-866-3437 for information or 303-470-1144 for camping reservations.
--Some U.S. Forest Service campgrounds may be closed but dispersed camping is available in most forests. Some campgrounds remain open, but have limited services. For more info, visit: http://www.fs.fed.us/
Hunters looking for information in their units are welcome to call our customer service representatives at 303-297-1192.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages 42 state parks, more than 300 state wildlife areas, all of Colorado's wildlife, and a variety of outdoor recreation. For more information go to cpw.state.co.us
For more information about Division of Wildlife go to: http://wildlife.state.co.us.
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