Discover Colorado’s stunning natural landscape. From the highest sand dunes in North America to 54 mountain peaks over 14,000 feet, Colorado has one of the most unique and varied natural landscape in the entire nation. As you travel through the state, you’ll see emerald green forests, fields of vibrant wildflowers as far as the eye can see, picturesque mountain lakes, abundant grasslands and rich red rock formations. You’ll find many places to enjoy Colorado’s vast natural beauty. There are four national parks, five national monuments and 41 state parks waiting to be explored. If you’re looking for a beautiful drive, Colorado is also home to 25 scenic and historic byways, noted for their distinct qualities. They include ghost towns, ancient ruins, alpine tundra, some of the oldest trains in the West and much more. Wherever you go in Colorado, have your camera ready for pictures of the postcard-perfect beauty.
Colorado State Parks
Enjoy breathtaking scenery that captures the beauty of Colorado from mountains to plains. We have affordable campsites, cabins and yurts and some of the highest quality recreation destinations in the state including hiking, biking, nature programs, boating, fishing, hunting and more. With 41 parks across the state, we have it all, from an outdoor adventure to a relaxing getaway.
Gateway Canyons is located in western Colorado's red rock Unaweep Canyon. Enjoy fine accommodations, special events, gourmet dining, spa services, horseback riding, hiking, fishing and numerous outdoor adventures. The resort boasts the Gateway Colorado Auto Museum and the new Western Road Adventures: Drive a handful of the world's best cars on roads for which they were designed.
Boyd Lake State Park
A family-oriented park with fishing, watersports, swim beach, trails and nature programs. There are 148 campsites, a 1,700-acre reservoir, showers and electric hookups.
Stagecoach State Park
The park is centered around a 780-acre reservoir with a full-service marina. Fish for record northern pike and trophy trout. If you want to stay overnight, choose from 92 campsites.