Tag Archives: Colorado State Parks

DUI Enforcement – Do Not Drink And Drive

DONT-DRINK-DRIVE-300Colorado State and local police, together with the State transportation department, are again cracking down on drunk drivers.  This is the second of three holiday-related DUI enforcement periods between Thanksgiving and New Years.  This latest enforcement, part of “The Heat Is On” program, began last Friday and runs through this Monday.

Parks Officers Declare Success with Operation Dry Water

boatingMarine Law Enforcement in Colorado scored another success with Operation Dry Water, the nationwide crackdown on people Boating Under the Influence (BUI) with use of alcohol or drugs. The enforcement period took place from June 26th to the 28th. Officers contacted 1,013 vessels, 2,572 boaters, issued 42 citations, 336 Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife to Gather Input on Strategic Plan

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife will seek public input on a strategic plan to set goals and guide the agency’s operations for the next three to five years. The agency said Monday it will hold public meetings, but the schedule hasn’t been announced. Parks and Wildlife manages state wildlife, more than 340 parks and wildlife areas Continue reading

Swim Beaches Around the State Preparing to Close

co-state-parksThis weekend is your last chance for some fun in the sun at several of Colorado State Parks swim beaches around the state. Labor Day weekend marks the end of the swimming season for many state parks but there are Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Celebrate Statehood With Free Admission

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) joins the celebration of Colorado’s acceptance into statehood with free access to all Colorado State Parks, August 4th.  Colorado was first recognized as a state August 1st, 1876. The first Colorado State Park emerged some eighty years later.  Most Coloradans live less than Continue reading