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Crave reading beyond textbooks? Need something relaxing, interesting, entertaining or enlightening? Give some of these books a try.

Outdoor Recreation Collection: Start Exploring

Climbing Manual
Best Front Range Hikes
Colorado Biking Trails
The Stand up Paddle Book
Camping for Dummies
The Colorado 14ers
75 Classic Rides, Colorado
Rock Climbing Clear Creek Canyon
Walking Denver

"Check Out State Parks" @ The Library

Explore State Parks For Free

3 Easy Steps to Adventure

1. Use the pass to get into a state park for FREE
2. Use the backpack to explore a nearby state park  and see what you can learn. 
3. Share a photo with #CheckOutColorado on Twitter or

Hike or bike the multi-use trails, find wildlife in their natural surroundings, visit a

nature center or bring a picnic. With a license or camping reservation, you can

try fishing or camp out overnight.

To plan your trip, use the parks brochure or park finder .

Colorado Parks Backpack

Mines Outdoor Recreation Center

Mines Outdoor Recreation: Rental Center

Get the gear you need to start exploring

Or join your friends on a trip