Vega State Park features a mountain lake with birding, hiking, picnicking and camping in the summer.
Sylvan Lake State Park is a quiet gateway to White River National Forest and the Holy Cross Wilderness.
Steamboat Lake State Park offers relaxation and recreation along with gorgeous views of Hahn’s Peak.
Staunton State Park Location: Park and Jefferson counties, west of Conifer The new Staunton State Park, just 40 miles from downtown Denver, is still closed to the public but may open in 2012. Frances H. Staunton gave to the state the ranch her parents had homesteaded. She asked that it become a state park, “. . . to be preserved essentially as a wilderness area.” It is a region of…
The rugged State Forest State Park is in the moose viewing capital of Colorado, with more than 600 in the North Park area.
Stagecoach State Park in the Yampa Valley offers both a beautiful setting and a rich cultural history, including a past life as a stagecoach stop.
Spinney Mountain Park is about water, fishing and birding. The quiet park is a place to get away from the noise of the city.
St. Vrain State Park Weld County, east of Longmont St. Vrain Park’s ponds are home to amazing numbers of birds, including egrets, white pelicans and cormorants. The park, formerly called Barbour Ponds, is family-friendly and easy to reach from the Denver metro area, on Interstate 25 between Denver and Fort Collins at Colorado 119 (exit 240). The 604-acre park holds 152 acres of water split among several ponds and is…
Roxborough State Park features dramatic red rock formations accessible by trails through for all levels of hikers.
A 350-acre reservoir at Rifle Gap State Park offers some of the best boating, fishing, swimming, waterskiing and windsurfing in Colorado.