Colorado

Colorado State Parks Free Admission to Military on Veterans Day

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free admission to all veterans and active duty members of the military, military reserve and National Guard to any Colorado state park for Veterans Day. On Nov. 11, any member of the military forces or veteran can enter any of Colorado’s 42 state parks free of charge,…

Fall Colors Prompt Gold Rush in Colorado

DENVER — Colorado Parks and Wildlife advises residents to rush for the gold — and red, yellow, orange and brown — in one of Colorado’s 42 state parks this month. Fall is officially here and Colorado state parks provide some of the Centennial State’s best showcases for changing nature. Fall means dramatic changes to aspen…

National Park Day in Colorado, Get in FREE!

National Park Service is  celebrating it’s 100th birthday with free admission to all national parks. In celebration of the centennial birthday, you can visit Colorado’s national parks for free! Entrance fees will be waived at all national parks Thursday, August 25 through Sunday, August 28 for the celebration. Colorado is home to four national parks…

85 years of Wild West tradition rolls on with Donkey Derby Days in Cripple Creek

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo– The city of Cripple Creek is hosting the 85th annual Donkey Derby Days, at 7 a.m., Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26, in downtown Cripple Creek.  The whole family is invited to this fun-filled weekend, even the family pooch. Admission is free for both days. Friday, June 24 will kick off the donkey-filled…

Fountain Creek Watershed Cleanup

Registration for CreekWeek2015 is officially open! Pick a date, pick a location, and pick it up! We provide all the bags, gloves, grippers, buckets and maps – you provide the people power. Be part of this huge event happening throughout the Fountain Creek Watershed and make a difference for our communities. Numerous events happening in…

Colorado Springs Balloon Festival Is On!

We are pleased to announce that the annual tradition of a Hot Air Balloon Event on Labor Day weekend, September 4th-7th, at Memorial Park here in Colorado Springs will continue. First of all we would like to say Thank You to the City of Colorado Springs, Parks and Recreation, City Council, Mayors office, LART and…

GREAT FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND OPPORTUNITIES AT CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN STATE PARK

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Your dad works hard for you, so why not help him play hard? This Father’s Day weekend, Cheyenne Mountain State Park will be hosting several family activities including a “Big Cats” program, a mystery hike and a youth archery class. Saturday, June 20 Youth Archery Class – 10 a.m. Dad, have…

Cripple Creeks Donkey Derby Days

Donkey Derby Days tops the list of favorite Cripple Creek events. People from all over the world descend on downtown, drawn by a chance to watch a race inspired by the town’s resident donkey herd, believed to be distant relatives of the original donkeys from the town’s Gold Rush days. Enjoy games, live entertainment, heritage…

CELEBRATE NATIONAL TRAILS DAY ON COLORADO TRAILS

Colorado- Colorado Parks and Wildlife encourages outdoor enthusiasts and recreationists to celebrate National Trails Day, Saturday, June 6 on Colorado trails. Now in its 23rd consecutive year, and initiated by the American Hiking Society, National Trails Day, is the largest annual trails celebration and promises to deliver a wide variety of outdoor activities for the…

Top of the World Rodeo in Cripple Creek

Cripple Creek, Colo., – Presented by the City of Cripple Creek, Top of the World Rodeo, the highest elevation rodeo in the world, brings a weekend of thrilling rodeo action June 12-14 to Teller County Fairgrounds in Cripple Creek. The rodeo weekend kicks off Friday, June 12, with the Ames Construction Percheron Horse Team at…