Tag Archives: Parks

Closures For Dam Work At Steamboat Lake

Upgrade and repair work will begin soon on the Willow Creek Dam at Steamboat Lake State Park. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is advising the public to observe closure signs and avoid the area Continue reading

Inspections Required Before Boating

Boaters are being reminded that if their boat has been used on any out-of-state waterways, it needs be inspected at one of CPW’s watercraft inspection and decontamination stations before it is operated in Colorado.  CPW has discovered four out-of-state boats Continue reading

CPW Could Increase Fees By 50%

A bill, which is currently working its way through the Colorado State Legislature, looks to establish a stable and sustainable funding source for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. As an agency, CPW gets very little money from the states general fund, with the majority of their funding coming from revenues generated from hunting, fishing and other park Continue reading

Steamboat Looking For Poop Scoopers

The City of Steamboat is again asking for the communities help this year with picking up dog poop at City parks and trails. The annual “April Stools” clean up event will take place throughout the month of April. To avoid scheduling and weather issues, volunteers can register online for specific days to participate in the Continue reading

2017 Colorado Fishing Licenses On Sale

2017 fishing licenses are now on sale in Colorado. Annual licenses will be good April 1st through March 30th of next year, with one-day fishing passes also available for purchase. Licenses can be purchased Continue reading

Register For Teens On Tour Trip To Denver

Registration is now open for the Teens on Tour overnight trip to Denver next Thursday and Friday.  Teens on Tour is open to kids in 6th through 8th grade and is sponsored by the City of Steamboat’s Parks and Community Service Department.  Activities will include swimming at the Silverthorne Rec Continue reading

Listen To CPW Commission Meetings

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife commission will hold meetings tomorrow and Thursday in Denver. They will be discussing financial sustainability, non-motorized trail grant funding and citizen petitions among other issues. They will also review several game damage claims and proposed property purchases. The meetings will start tomorrow at Continue reading

Donate To Save Endangered Wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is giving you the opportunity to help save endangered animals in the state by making a voluntary donation to the “Non-game and Endangered Wildlife Cash Fund” on your 2016 tax return. The Non-game and Endangered Wildlife program supports conservation for numerous species including the black-tailed, white- Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss Wildlife Issues In NW Colorado

There will be a Sportsmen’s round-table discussion for the Northwest Region hosted by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The meeting will be next month in Meeker.  Elected representatives from the region will collect information at the meeting on a variety of wildlife related issues and then relay their findings to CPW leadership at the Statewide Sportsman meeting Continue reading

Reserve Camping Spots Now For The Summer

If you are planning on camping in Colorado over the Memorial Day or July 4th weekends, now is the time to reserve your camping spot. Popular campsites around the state can fill up more than six months in advance for these popular holiday weekends, so the Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding campers to reserve their campsites now. Reservations can be Continue reading

New Campground Coming To Elkhead

Construction of a new campground at Elkhead Reservoir was approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting this week. The Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife who help to manage the park, also signed off on the project. Multiple council members stated that the new campground should bring more visitors to the area, and will allow more Continue reading

Mule Deer Carcass Left To Rot

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are looking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for shooting and killing a mule deer buck and leaving the body and meat to rot. The buck was found dead earlier this week northwest of Grand Junction. Officials noted that whoever killed the animal made no attempt to salvage the meat and left the antlers on the animal. In addition to Continue reading