Colorado Day means you can enjoy free entry into all state parks in Colorado. Colorado Day is the first Monday in August, August 3.

Colorado Day is Colorado's birthday, which is technically on August 1. Colorado will be turning 144 years old. Colorado Parks and Wildlife celebrates it on the first Monday in August by making all state park entrance fees free fifty free - that's right $0.

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There will be no entrance fees at all Colorado state parks on Monday, August 3rd for Colorado Day. Colorado has a lot of state parks to enjoy, as in we have over 40. The newest state park is Fishers Peak near Trinidad, which is not yet open to the public.

Here are all of the state parks in Colorado that you can visit for free on Colorado Day, which is Monday, August 3:

  1. Arkansas Headwater Recreation Area - Salida
  2. Barr Lake State Park - Brighton
  3. Boyd Lake State Park - Loveland
  4. Castlewood Canyon State Park - Franktown
  5. Chatfield State Park - Littleton
  6. Cherry Creek State Park - Aurora
  7. Cheyenne Mountain State Park - Colorado Springs
  8. Crawford State Park - Crawford
  9. Eldorado Canyon State Park - Eldorado Springs
  10. Eleven Mile State Park - Large George
  11. Elkhead Reservoir State Park - Craig
  12. Golden Gate Canyon State Park - Golden
  13. Harvey Gap State Park - Rifle
  14. Highline Lake State Park - Loma
  15. Jackson Lake State Park - Orchard
  16. James M. Robb State Park - Grand Junction
  17. John Martin Reservoir State Park - Hasty
  18. Lake Pueblo State Park - Pueblo
  19. Lathrop State Park - Walsenburg
  20. Lone Mesa State Park - Dolores
  21. Lory State Park - Bellvue
  22. Mancos State Park - Mancos
  23. Mueller State Park - Divide
  24. Navajo State Park - Arboles
  25. North Sterling State Park - Sterling
  26. Paonia State Park - Somerset
  27. Pearl Lake State Park - Clark
  28. Ridgway State Park - Ridgway
  29. Rifle Falls State Park - Rifle
  30. Rifle Gap State Park - Rifle
  31. Roxborough State Park - Sedalia
  32. Spinney Mountain State Park - Lake George
  33. St. Vrain State Park - Firestone
  34. Stagecoach State Park - Oak Creek
  35. State Forest State Park - Walden
  36. Staunton State Park - Pine
  37. Steamboat Lake State Park - Clark
  38. Sweitzer Lake State Park - Delta
  39. Sylvan Lake State Park - Eagle
  40. Trinidad Lake State Park - Trinidad
  41. Vega Lake State Park - Collbran
  42. Yampa River State Park - Hayden

Let us know which state park you plan to visit on Colorado Day in the comments.