Category Archives: Press Releases

Win a TREK Roscoe 7 Mountain Bike and support Lory State Park

BELLVUE, CO (September 14, 2020) – Friends of Lory State Park (FoLSP) has partnered with TREK North in Fort Collins, the Overland Mountain Bike Association (OMBA), and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) to raise funds in support of a revitalized Mountain Bike Skills Course at Lory State Park. An electronic drawing will take place on […]

Lory State Park’s new Mariposa Pavilion is site for first Seeds of Stewardship project

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, Friends of Lory State Park, and other partners cultivate restoration project utilizing local student support and native plant species BELLVUE, CO (June 16, 2020) – Wildland Restoration Volunteers’ (WRV) new youth program, “Seeds of Stewardship”, culminated on May 30, 2020, at Lory State Park’s new Mariposa Pavilion with two 10-person, physically-distanced volunteer […]

Friends of Lory State Park Get the Kids Outside Scholarship Grant Spring 2020 Application Period Now Open and Available Online

Bellvue, Colo. – The application period for the Spring 2020 Friends of Lory State Park Get the Kids Outside Scholarship Grant is open Feb. 20 through March 20, 2020 and is now available online! Non-profit organizations, especially public schools, that work with economically disadvantaged children are eligible to apply for these funds to cover transportation […]

Friends of Lory State Park Receives Grant from Local Kiwanis Club

The Friends of Lory State Park has been presented with a $500 grant by the Fort Collins Eyeopeners Kiwanis Club.  The grant was designated to support the Friends’ “Get the Kids Outside” Environmental Education Scholarship Grants Program.  “The Eyeopeners Kiwanis Club has done outstanding work in our community,” said Rick Bunch, President of the Friends […]

Campsites Seeing an Increase in Bear Activity in Boulder, Clear Creek and Larimer Counties

Colorado Parks & Wildlife and the United States Forest Service have observed increasing human-bear issues on Roosevelt National Forest Service campgrounds and areas where people are dispersed camping in Boulder, Clear Creek, and Larimer Counties. Specifically, the increased reports of bears getting into improperly stored food in trees in Boulder County is coming from Lost Lake, Ceran […]

Help keep young wildlife wild this spring in Colorado

DENVER, Colo. – With spring appearing in every corner of Colorado, residents and visitors will soon see an abundance of new life, including young wildlife. Many birds and mammals give birth this time of year, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife advises that if you see young wildlife to leave them alone. Now through June, newborn wildlife […]

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Launches New Integrated Purchasing System: Licenses, Reservations, Permits, Passes Now Online

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On Jan. 1, 2018, Colorado Parks and Wildlife launched a new integrated purchasing system that will serve as a one-stop shop for all CPW products, including hunting and fishing licenses, campsite reservations, OHV and snowmobile permit renewals, Colorado Outdoors magazine and more. “We are excited to offer a streamlined customer service experience by combining all […]

Kick Off 2018 with a First Day Hike or Trail Ride at Lory State Park

Bellvue, CO –This Jan. 1, Lory State Park staff and the Friends of Lory State Park non-profit group invite Coloradoans to begin 2018 with fresh air and outdoor exercise by joining us for some First Day activities. Three different First Day hikes and one First Day trail ride are planned, sponsored by the Friends of […]

Celebrate Bike Your Park Day 2017 at Lory State Park: expo-style bike event, mountain bike demos and a “Ride with Your Ranger” park tour

  Lory State Park and the Friends of Lory State Park are partnering with several Northern Colorado area bicycle experts to celebrate National Public Lands Day and the second annual Bike Your Park Day on Sept. 30, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is invited to experience the park on two-wheel pedal […]

Eclipse 2017 at Lory State Park: Guided Hikes to Exceptional Viewing Sites, Kids Activities, Interpretive Talk to Celebrate Solar Event

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BELLVUE, Colo. – On Aug. 21, Lory State Park will celebrate the first total solar eclipse across the United States in 28 years by hosting some fun activities to expand the mind and stretch the legs.  The activities will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and are free of charge with a valid state […]