Mancos State Park in Southwestern Colorado is a haven for year round recreation. Its dramatic scenery makes this a special place no matter what the season. In the spring, summer and fall, canoeists, kayakers and wakeless power boaters enjoy the calm waters of Jackson Gulch Reservoir. In the winter, hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails await in the San Juan National Forest. Ice fishing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are also popular activities.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife gets everyone outdoors! Attracting more than 12 million visitors per year, Colorado's 43 State Parks are a vital cornerstone of Colorado's economy and quality of life. Colorado State Parks encompass 224,447 land and water acres, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state’s favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities.