Stagecoach State Park, Colorado is located less than 20 miles south of Steamboat Springs, and is a year-round destination for people that enjoy the outdoors. The park is over 1600 acres large and includes a 700 acre reservoir.
Open year round, the park is a favorite among locals and travelers because of the exceptional outdoor activities that can be found in the park. There are 4 separate campsites in the park with 92 available sites for campers. Each area has its own distinct features, but all enjoy the beauty of the Yampa Valley.
Colorado’s State Forest State Park has over 71,000 acres of beautiful Colorado wilderness to explore. Located northwest of the very popular Rocky Mountain National Park, this park boasts similar scenery but has far fewer visitors each year, allowing you to be truly immersed in the Colorado wilderness. Visitors to the park can hike miles of trails along jagged peaks, gorgeous lakes, and mountain meadows. The park also has several major rivers, the well-known Lake Michigan reservoir, and sand dunes. Situated to the west of the Medicine Bow Mountains and north of the Never Summer Range, the State Forest State Park is in an ideal mountain location for outdoor enthusiasts.
Activities in the Park
Spinney Mountain State Park, in south-central Colorado, offers some favorite outdoor activities in a low traffic, secluded setting. Whether you enjoy fishing, boating, hunting or bird watching, the park is well worth the visit.
Spinney Mountain State Park is located west of Pikes Peak, south of US-24 where it runs between Colorado Springs and Buena Vista, Colorado. The trip from Colorado Springs takes about an hour and forty-five minutes or if you approach from Buena Vista count on about an hour of travel time.
Paonia State Park is a park in the state of Colorado that was founded in 1964. It is located in Gunnison County just east of the city of Paonia. The park takes up 1,857 acres and is located in a canyon that surrounds the Paonia reservoir. The reservoir is found on the North Gunnison River. Visitors can also seek rock and geological formations from the Paleocene and Cretaceous periods, and there are also imprints of leaves and palms. There are many things for visitors to see and do in the Paonia State Park, and it is an especially popular destination for nature lovers that want to get away from the modern world.
Navajo State Park is located in southwest Colorado, approximately forty-five miles southeast from Durango. First settled by the Ancient Puebloans, then abandoned due to drought, the park is now resplendent with 15,000 surface acres of water, thanks to the creation of the Navajo Reservoir.
Navajo Lake and Dam