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Colorado Parks and Wildlife

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If you’re looking for a getaway to explore Colorado’s natural beauty, we have more than nine state parks an hour or less from Denver. Discover scenic mountain canyons, amazing red rock formations, and 100-mile views of the Continental Divide. Check out our group picnic areas and nature programs.

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Accommodations
  • Facility & Décor Description: Colorado State Parks has nine parks within an hour's drive of Denver that can accommodate, amidst the natural settings of the parks, small groups indoors and larger groups outdoors. Facilities range from small, intimate overlooks perfect for a wedding to large outdoor picnic areas to conference rooms in the park office.
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  • Miles to CCC: 10
  • Miles to airport: 10
  • Event Space:
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 500
  • Motor Coach Parking:
  • Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
  • Group Activities Description: For a change of pace, take a short drive out of the city and explore Colorado’s natural beauty. In addition to unbeatable scenery, nature programs and an abundance of outdoor activities, many state parks have outdoor group picnic facilities or indoor conference rooms for rent. Discover scenic mountain canyons, amazing red rock formations, and 100-mile views of the Continental Divide. Each park has its own unique features, are open 365 days a year, and are affordable - $10-$50 for vans/buses. Step off the beaten path and enjoy must-see parks such as Roxborough, Eldorado Canyon, Golden Gate Canyon and Staunton.
  • Group Performance Venues:
  • Group Performance Description: What could be better or more memorable than an iconic Colorado outdoor venue set against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains? Parks are open 365 days a year and facilities vary by park. Contact park directly and consider Cherry Creek, Chatfield, Roxborough, Staunton, Castlewood Canyon, Barr Lake, St. Vrain, Golden Gate Canyon, Eldorado Canyon. Visit our website for more information.
  • Hours: Hours vary. See website for more details.

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description Colorado State Parks has nine parks within an hour's drive of Denver that can accommodate, amidst the natural settings of the parks, small groups indoors and larger groups outdoors. Facilities range from small, intimate overlooks perfect for a wedding to large outdoor picnic areas to conference rooms in the park office.
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1
  • Catering Any licensed caterer
  • Type of Venue Parks & Gardens, Special Events Venue
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet, Meeting Theatre , Meeting Classroom
  • Number of Rooms 22
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Open Space
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Barr Lake Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Boyd Lake Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Castlewood Canyon Amphitheatre
  • Theater Capacity: 120
Castlewood Canyon Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Castlewood Canyon Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 20
Castlewood Canyon Open Space
  • Theater Capacity: 60
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 60
Cherry Creek Amphitheatre
  • Theater Capacity: 100
Cherry Creek Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Cherry Creek Open Space
  • Theater Capacity: 250
  • Classroom Capacity: 250
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Cheyenne Mountain Amphitheatre
  • Theater Capacity: 200
Cheyenne Mountain Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Cheyenne Mountain Event Pavilion
  • Banquet Capacity: 500
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Crawford Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Eldorado Canyon Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 30
  • Reception Capacity: 30
Golden Gate Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
Golden Gate Amphitheatre
  • Theater Capacity: 30
Golden Gate Open Space
  • Theater Capacity: 50
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Golden Gate Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 150
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Highline Lake Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 150
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Jackson Lake Conference Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 720
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
Jackson Lake Multipurpose Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 336
  • Theater Capacity: 24
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
Jackson Lake Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Lake Pueblo Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 110
  • Reception Capacity: 110
Lathrop Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 45
Lathrop Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Lory Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 25
Lory Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Lory Group Facility
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Mancos Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Mancos Amphitheatre
  • Theater Capacity: 25
Navajo Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
Navajo Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 40
North Sterling Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 200
North Sterling Amphitheatre
  • Theater Capacity: 25
Ridgway Shelter
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Ridgway Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 40
Ridgway Open Space
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Rifle Falls Amphitheatre
  • Theater Capacity: 50
Rifle Falls Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Roxborough Auditorium
  • Theater Capacity: 40
Roxborough Open Space
  • Theater Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 20
  • Reception Capacity: 20
Sweitzer Lake Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 60
Sylvan Lake Conference Room
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
Trinidad Lake Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 60
Trinidad Lake Amphitheatre
  • Theater Capacity: 150
Vega Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Yampa River Conference Room
  • Theater Capacity: 50
  • Classroom Capacity: 25
Yampa River Group Picnic Area
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 50

Events

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