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7 Amazing State Parks Around Denver That Will Blow You Away

Half of the grand state of Colorado is preserved in public land, and millions of visitors flock here every year to relax and recreate on the hallowed grounds of our national parks. But, did you know there are also 42 (lesser known and frequented) state parks in Colorado? We previously highlighted the wonders of Golden Gate Canyon State Park in our camping segment, and here are seven other phenomenal state parks in Denver and the surrounding area with plenty of opportunities for activity and tranquility year-round.

Want to share your experiences at these fabulous Colorado state parks? Did we leave any of your favorites off our list? Tell us in the comments.

R. Phillips
Exploring the wilds of Denver, Colorado, and beyond.