Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) takes your safety seriously. While educational spaces like our Visitor Centers may be closed, there are many ways to enjoy nature at your State Parks, as well as your own backyard! Please remember your hand sanitizer, stay home if you or your family are sick and maintain social distancing of at least six feet between you and others when adventuring outside.
- Agents of Discovery – Did you know you can download this free app on your phone to learn about and explore 13 of our State Parks, as well as other participating sites? Smartphone users can access the missions, which task users with accomplishing educational and fun outdoor activities, by downloading the Agents of Discovery app from the App and Play stores.
- Colorado Parks and Wildlife Website – we have plenty of fun and educational content right at your fingertips!
- CPW Social Media – Follow your favorite State Parks and Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter. From Facebook Live opportunities to inspiring photos, you can stay up-to-date with what’s happening outside. And please send us photos of your outdoor explorations @COParksWildlife #livelifeoutsideCO
- Nature Scavenger Hunt – Discover the wonders of nature wherever you are!
- State Parks NatureFinder Project: Discover nature using your smartphone! This project on iNaturalist allows park visitors to track and view biodiversity in our parks.
- 100 Things to Do Before You’re 12 – Check-off Great Outdoors Colorado’s list of fun outdoor activities – great for both kids and adults!
- Go Birding! – Observing birds is an easy way to explore nature at home as well as in parks. You can even help scientists by recording what you see on eBird.
Nature is beneficial for both your physical and mental health. Be safe and help keep Colorado’s outdoors healthy by practicing Leave No Trace.
Written by Mary McCormac. Mary is the Statewide Interpretation and Wildlife Viewing Coordinator for Colorado Parks and Wildlife.