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Colorado Ranks First on Outdoor Rec, Public Lands Scorecard

Colorado bested seven other states in a series of benchmarks measured by the Center for Western Priorities.

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Eldorado Canyon State Park.Brad Fagan

Colorado came out on top—beating out other Intermountain West states like Utah, Wyoming, and Montana—in a scorecard recently released by the Center for Western Priorities. Some of the categories included energy development, access to public lands, and outdoor recreation.