Beware of “River Bottles”, Notify Law Enforcement Immediately

GARFIELD COUNTY, CO. – Over the past week, residents of Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin Counties have encountered an influx of bottles turning up on river banks. The bottles are similar in size to a water bottle but are easily recognizable as they have all been mostly encapsulated in duct tape. In most instances, the bottles…

PYEONGCHANG OLYMPIC DOWNTOWN CELEBRATION

Colorado Springs, CO –  The PyeongChang Olympic Downtown Celebration will celebrate the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Friday, February 9th, from 5-10 p.m. in downtown Colorado Springs at Tejon Street & Pikes Peak Avenue.  This celebration is a city-wide event that is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  Join us for live entertainment, interactive activities for kids and families and food!…

First Day’ Hike Mueller State Park Adventures

DIVIDE, Colo. – The folks at Mueller State Park like to start each new year on the right foot. And the left foot. One after the other. In other words, they like to hike the 44 miles of trails that crisscross the park’s 5,121 acres of meadows and forests. And it has become a New…

Woman Catches State Record Arctic Char in Dillon Reservoir

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo.- One of the largest reservoirs in Colorado has produced a new state record arctic char, caught by a vacationing physician from Virginia, Nov. 6. Dr. Lindsay Regali of Charlottesville had been taking in the sights and enjoying a chilly day of fishing at altitude in Dillon Reservoir with her husband Luke Newcomb…

Get out and give thanks on Fresh Air Friday!

DENVER – Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busy holiday season, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges you to step away from the hustle and bustle this time of year can bring. On November 24, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) invite you to connect with family and friends by getting outside…

Bike Your Park Day at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – It will be a two-wheeled extravaganza Sept. 30 when Cheyenne Mountain State Park (CMSP) hosts “Bike Your Park Day” with a bike expo, guided rides and workshops as part of a national celebration of the joys of bicycling in parks and public lands. The public is invited as CMSP partners with…

Fishing is Fun Grants Awarded in Colorado

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife has awarded $400,000 to nine Fishing is Fun projects, all geared to improve angling opportunities in the state of Colorado. The approved projects include improved access, habitat restoration, lake renovation, new piers and new ponds. “Colorado has world-class fisheries and angling opportunities, and maintaining and increasing access to those resources…

Buy 3D Archery Permit at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – As hunting season fast approaches, archers needing to practice their skills are encouraged to visit Cheyenne Mountain State Park and its state-of-the-art archery range. The park’s archery range is located on Pines Oaks Road, which is two miles south of the park’s main entrance off Colorado Highway 115. It is the…

Twenty Dollar Reward for Northern Pike at Green Mountain Reservoir

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. – A cash-based incentive offered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Water Conservation Board encouraging anglers to catch northern pike at Green Mountain Reservoir resumes this year on May 25. Initiated in 2016, the reward program encourages anglers to participate directly in ongoing efforts to remove the illegally introduced predators from…

Free Fishing Derby in Fountain

Free Youth Fishing Derby at Willow Springs Ponds in Fountain, Colorado on June 3, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.  Bring your own rod, reel, tackle and bait.  Fishing Derby is for children ages 5 to 15.  There will be great prizes. Hot dog lunch with Commissioner Gonzalez! Date:  June 3, 2017 Date 9:30 am…