Tag Archives: Recreation

Craig Youth Football Practices Cancelled

Due to poor air quality in the area, all Craig Parks and Recreation Department youth football practices have been canceled for the rest of this week. Practices will resume as Continue reading

Public Asked To Limit Recreation On The Yampa

Due to low water conditions in the Yampa River, the City of Steamboat has implemented closures for all commercial tubing activities on the river, and is asking the public to limit all recreational use at this time. Average flows for the Yampa  River during late August range from 120-130 cubic feet per second, but as of Continue reading

Comment On Proposed OHV Trails

The Bureau of Land Management is looking for public input before they start an environmental analysis for a proposed 364-mile off-highway vehicle trail system in Rio Blanco County. The proposed Wagon Wheel West OHV Trail System Continue reading

Hayden Town Council Meeting Thursday

The Hayden Town Council will meet tonight at 7:30 at the Hayden Town Hall. They will be discussing an appointment to the Parks and Recreation board of Trustees among other Continue reading

Wyoming Parks May Set Their Own Fees

State Parks, Historic Sites and trails in Wyoming may be able to set their own fees, if a new bill passes out of the State’s Legislature. If passed, House Bill 30 would allow these different recreation areas to set their own fees for visitation. Currently fees at the State’s Continue reading

US May Begin Looking At Economics Of Recreation

outdoorrecreationEfforts to get the US Government to start tracking the economic effects of Outdoor Recreation took another step forward yesterday when the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act was unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate. The bill, which was co-sponsored by Colorado Senator Cory Continue reading

U.S. May Look At Economics Of Recreation

outdoorrecreationThe US Government may begin tracking the economic effects of Outdoor Recreation now that the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act has passed the House of Representatives. The bill, which was co-sponsored by Colorado Senator Cory Continue reading

Registration Deadline Looms For Craig Volleyball Leagues

volley-ballThe deadline to register for the Craig parks and recreation Co-ed volleyball leagues is Friday. Leagues are available for skill levels from competitive to semi-competitive. For more information about the leagues, including how to register, contact the City of Craig’s Parks and Recreation Continue reading

Wyoming Trails and Paths Assessed

wyoming-state-flag-EDIT-300A task force has been created to assess recreational trails and paths in Wyoming.  The goal is for the task force to create a report to help the state better understand the opportunities and challenges of non-motorized recreation. The task force was created through a law that was signed by Governor Matt Mead during the last legislative session.  This will be Continue reading

Required CPW Permits And Licenses Now Available

colorado parksLicenses, permits, and registrations are now available for boating, fishing, hunting, and off highway driving for the 2016 2017 season in Colorado. These documents can all be purchased from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Anglers in the area must purchase a 2016 fishing license which will be good through march of 2017. Mountain lion Continue reading

Fire danger high in Moffat and Rio Blanco counties

fire-danger-high-signFire officials are reminding hunters and recreationists to be careful when using fire outdoors. With the end of the growing season and lack of recent rain vegetation is extremely dry and ready to burn.  Recent wildland fires have been human-caused by faulty equipment and one roadside fire Continue reading

BLM Finishes Grand Junction Project, Working on Moffat County Plan

BLMA document that will guide the management of more than 1 million acres in western Colorado for 20-plus years is now complete, but the battles are not over. The Bureau of Land Management issued its record of decision Friday for the resource management plan for the Grand Junction Field Continue reading