Celebrating 125 Years of Living Life Outside

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"This 125th anniversary is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s mission of perpetuating the wildlife resources of the state and providing quality parks. And it will show our dedication to educating and inspiring future generations to become stewards of our natural resources.”
Dan Prenzlow
Dan Prenzlow
Director, Colorado Parks and Wildlife

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Mission

Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Mission

Our mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources.
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Our History, Your Stories

We’re celebrating our 125th anniversary by sharing stories of our long history of wildlife conservation and outdoor recreation. Enjoy our stories and be sure to check back all year for new and fresh stories.

Historical Timeline

Livin' The Wildlife

Faces & Places