Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a national leader in conservation, recreation, and wildlife management.
As Colorado’s primary agency focused on protecting and caring for our most valued and valuable resources, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has been entrusted with an incredible mission by the people of Colorado. These resources form the very fabric of the state and define who we are.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s mission is to manage wildlife, maintain a quality state parks system and provide outdoor recreation opportunities for residents and visitors. The organization is charged with balancing conservation of wildlife and habitat with recreational needs, both synonymous with the state.