Colorado Trails

Colorado State Parks Encourage Visitors to Leave No Trace

With visitation booming, public lands reemphasize low-impact hiking.

With higher and higher numbers of hikers now heading to Colorado’s state parks and other recreation areas, some land managers are redoubling efforts to teach Leave No Trace principles to new trekkers. Among the parks instituting new programming: Roxborough State Park, which has seen its visitation double during the last four years.