June 30, 2020

New Colorado State Park: Fisher’s Peak

On June 30, 2020, Fishers Peak officially became Colorado’s newest state park.  Its 19,200-acres, located a few miles outside of Trinidad, is the 42nd state park.  The video of Governor Polis signing  into law SB 3 can be viewed on the Governor’s website. This special space has abundant wildlife and amazing outdoor recreation opportunities. In these difficult times official designation of this spectacular park is uplifting for the local community, all Coloradans who seek more outdoor recreation options, wildlife enthusiasts and other conservationists.

On May 14, Colorado Parks and Wildlife had announced that its acquisition was completed. There will be several phases of development and a substantial area will remain undeveloped important wildlife habitat for mule deer, bears, and mountain lions.

 

 

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