San Luis State Park

San Luis State Park near Alamosa
May 11, 2012

San Luis State Park Alamosa County, northeast of Alamosa San Luis State Park and Wildlife Area features boating, camping and birding. It lies 15 miles west of the Great Sand Dunes National Park. All the park’s 51 campsites look out on San Luis Lake, the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the Great Sand Dunes. Campgrounds are closed from October through April. The lake has been a water sports haven in…

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Paonia State Park

Paonia State Park in Colorado
May 9, 2012

Paonia State Park Gunnison County, east of Paonia A mountain lake surrounded by alpine scenery makes Paonia State Park a spot for water lovers and nature lovers. Camping, boating, fishing and water-skiing on the reservoir, picnicking and wildlife-watching are available. Paonia is noted for northern pike fishing, best in the summer. Ice fishing is not permitted. Photographers and nature lovers enjoy the beauty of the mountains and wildflowers. Two campgrounds…

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Navajo State Park

Navajo State Park near Cortez
May 9, 2012

Navajo State Park Archuleta County, southeast of Durango Navajo State Park in far southern Colorado centers on 15,000-acre Navajo Reservoir, which extends south of the Colorado border into New Mexico. The park is open to campers and boaters all year, including houseboats. The boat ramp is closed in the winter, but boaters can rent slips at the Two Rivers Marina. Campsites are open year round, and crappie, largemouth and smallmouth…

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Lory State Park

Lory State Park near Fort Collins
May 9, 2012

Lory State Park is noted for its wildflowers and offers hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking on more than 20 miles of trails. Backcountry camping is also available.

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