Outdoor Recreation Management
To get a lay of the land, an insider’s perspective and all the gear you’ll need, drop in on one of the area’s great outdoor outfitters. Improve the health and wellness of all Coloradans through outdoor recreation. We are privileged to live in a state that has no rival when it comes to our iconic natural landscapes. OREC’s mission is to champion industry, communities, and people to come to life through Colorado’s great outdoors.
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Outdoor recreation is a way of life and economic powerhouse for New Mexico. New Mexico residents enjoy outdoor recreation on more than 35 million acres of public lands and the outdoor recreation economy directly supports $1.2 billion in income and 33,500 jobs. Colorado was the second state to open an outdoor recreation industry office, the governor added. The prestigious Outdoor Retailer trade shows relocated to Denver from Salt Lake City in part because of Colorado’s support for public lands and the industry. The National Forest Recreation Association represents and serves as an advocate for outdoor recreation businesses offering quality opportunities to visitors on public lands and waters across the United States. NFRA works to forge strong partnerships with federal and state land management agencies.
Outdoor enthusiast and outdoorsy are terms for a person who enjoys outdoor recreation. The terms outdoorsman, sportsman, woodsman, or bushman have also been used to describe someone with an affinity for the outdoors. Canyoning is an activity which involves climbing, descending, jumping and trekking through canyons. The sport originates from caving and involves both caving and climbing techniques.
Additionally, they maintain their membership with other recreation coalitions so as to maximize the recreation industry’s voice. Regional coalitions are committed to growing Colorado’s outdoor recreation industry, conserving public lands and waters, and connecting with local communities. American Trails is pursuing a national infrastructure of trails and greenways that serves a full range of activities. The organization supports local, regional, and long distance trails and greenways, whether in backcountry, rural, or urban areas.
With no need to transfer, the We-Go-Swing opens up a whole new world of playground fun. Maximum Impact, Minimum Space – Angular and sculptural, Quantis™ A.2 beckons kids ages 5-12 with its open format playscape and intriguing challenges that defy expectations. Here you’ll find dynamic play package in a compact geometric design that’s perfect for pocket parks or any small footprint area. Step right up and get your tickets for a whimsical hot-air balloon ride among the clouds. Kids ages 2 to 5 will discover activities that invite tactile curiosity and encourage early learning. Smart Play® Breeze™ includes bouncy belting featuring wind-swept cutouts to provide safe passage between the basket and two slides, encouraging kids of all abilities to soar.
The road ($10 for a three-day pass) is open only from the Friday before Memorial Day through the first weekend in October, and frequently has snow on it, even in August. (The road closes at Summit Lake after Labor Day, preventing you from reaching the top.) The view from the top takes in the entire Front Range. Walter Pesman Trail for a wildflower hike; you won’t see anything like the rare flowers and 1,500-year-old bristlecone pine trees anywhere else in the world. The trail winds through subalpine and alpine areas where wildflowers and animals of the fragile tundra live.