Outdoor Recreation in Western Slope Region

 Hunting and Sport Fishing

   
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Conservation's Latest Problem? Not Enough Hunters
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No matter how you feel about hunting, it provides a lot of funding for state wildlife agencies. Now, fewer Americans are hunting, and that system is breaking down.

 

2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation - Colorado
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This survey reports results from interviews with U.S. residents 16 years of age and older about their fishing, hunting, and wildlife watching experiences in the year 2011.

 

The Ultimate Food Plot
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One of the first things that every fledgling wildlife manager learns is that nutrition is the key to attracting and keeping big bucks. The second thing they learn is how expensive it is to grow good food plots.

 

Recommendations for Responsible Oil and Gas Development
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This report outlines sportsmen’s recommendations for responsible energy development in the Rocky Mountain West—a platform and prescription for development that accommodates our energy needs without sacrificing our Western heritage.

 

Conserving lands and prosperity - Seeking a proper balance between conservation and development in the Rocky Mountain West
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More than half of the land in the Western United states is managed by state and federal governments (Jackson, 1995). Public lands in the seven Rocky Mountain States alone cover an area roughly 7.5 ...

 

Hunters - A Force for Conservation
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Hunting seasons are starting to open, making this a great time to commemorate the important role that hunters play in habitat conservation.

 

Show Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals (126)
There are 126 resources serving Western Slope Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving Western Slope Region
Guides Outfitters and Hunt Clubs
2V Outfitters, LTD
Belle Chesnick - Glade Park, CO
5barN Outfitters
Brady Noble - Creede, CO
Action Adventures Guide & Outfitter
Jay Mitchell - Montrose, CO
Antler Ridge Outfitting
Tom Kenner - Bayfield, CO
Archery Unlimited Outfitters
Marshall Ledford - Durango, CO
Aspenplace Outfitters
- Dolores, CO
Avalanche Outfitters
Bo Jones - Redstone, CO
Backcountry Outfitters
David Guilliams - Pagosa Springs, CO
Bar Diamond Ranch/Ferrier Outfitters
Dellis Ferrier - Hotchkiss , CO
Base Camp Outfitters
Tyler Streich - Montrose, CO
Biggerstaff Guides & Outfitters
Steve Biggerstaff - Glade Park, CO
Bray Ranches
Robert Bray - Redvale , CO
Bryce Outfitting
Jim Bryce - Delta, CO
Buck's Livery.
Ben Breed - Durango, CO
Bugle Em Up Outfitting
Preston Goetzke - Durango, CO
Buglin' Bill Outfitters
Bill Allen - Crawford, CO
Bull Creek Outfitters LLC
Mike Mossburg - Grand Junction, CO
Camp David Outfitting
Ray David - Montrose, CO
Capitol Peak Outfitters Inc
John & Heather Howe - Glenwood Springs , CO
Carney's Guide Service
Cliff Carney - Eckert , CO
Carron & CO dba Vallecito Lake Outfitters
"Doug Carron, Shela Carron" - Bayfield, CO
Circle K Ranch
Allen Cannon - Dolores, CO
Coffeepot High Country Outfitters
Kelly and Monte Sanburg - Montrose, CO
Colorado Big Game Hunts, LLC
Jack Cassidy - Loma, CO
Colorado Elk Camp Outfitters
Michael & Jason Hall - Cortez , CO
Colorado Hunting Expeditions
Bob & Terri Luna - Dolores, CO
Colorado Mountain Adventures
Jordan Cook - Grand Junction , CO
Colorado Outfitters Association
- Dillon, CO
Colorado Trophies
Tom Colander - Redvale, CO
Conrad's High Country Outfitters.
Conrad Wygant - Montrose, CO
Coulter Lake Guest Ranch & Outfitters
Randy Sloan - Rifle, CO
Crazy Horse Outfitters & Guides
Willie Swanda - Pagosa Springs, CO
Crystal River Outfitters
Scotlan Smith - Glenwood Springs, CO
D & G Horses And Old Time Outfitting
Dale Coombs - Rilfe, CO
Dark Timber Outfitting
Adam Gall - Paonia, CO
Dominguez Recreational Outfitters
- Whitewater , CO
Elk Basin Outfitters
Bill Allen - Crawford, CO
Epic Outfitters
John Andrews - Loma, CO
Fawn Gulch Outfitters
Troy Ross - Pagosa Springs , CO
Fish Creek Outfitters
Brian Peoples - Pagosa Springs, CO
Flag Creek Ranch at Big Mountain
- Rifle, CO
Flat Tops Adventures dba Shaded Timber Outfitters
Forest Keith - New Castle, CO
Garvey Brothers Outfitters
Dustin Garvey - Nucla, CO
Great Divide Outfitters LLC
Bill Rose - Bayfield , CO
Hayward Ranch LLC
Tor Hayward - Collbran, CO
High Country Connections, Inc.
- Monticello, UT
High Desert Ranch & Outfitting
Randy Sloan - Rifle, CO
High Sierra Expeditions
Brad Gray - Montrose, CO
Highlands Unlimited
Jennifer & Geoff Burbey - Hesperus, CO
Hill's Guide Service
- Collbran, CO
Hubbard Creek Outfitters & Pack Station
Larry Allen - Hotchkiss, CO
Hughes Ranches, L.L.C
Scott & Matt Hughes - Montrose, CO
Hunting The Rockies
Daniel Humphrey - Olathe , CO
J & D Outfitters & Guide Service, Inc.
- Peyton, CO
J & Ray Colorado High Country
Larry Franks - Montrose, CO
Jack Cassidy, Colorado Big Game Hunts
Jack Cassidy - Loma, CO
Jackson Outfitters
Roy Jackson - Telluride, CO
Jake's Rio Grande Outfitting Service
David Powell - Creede, CO
Jess Young Outfitters
Jess Young - Collbran, CO
Key's Guide & Outfitting
Joe Keys - Clifton, CO
Keyah Grande Outfitters, LLC
Michael Iguchi - Pagosa Springs, CO
Kinikin Outfitters
Zach Prock - Montrose, CO
Knight Canyon Outfitters, Inc.
- Norwood, CO
Knight Canyon Outfitters.
Bill Wade Wilson - Norwood, CO
Last Chance Outfitters
Trent Snyder - Delta, CO
Little Creek Ranch
Alan Baier - Collbran, CO
Lobo Outfitters
- Pagosa Springs, CO
Lodgepole Outfitters
Donald Pinnt - Grand Junction , CO
Mark Davies Guide Service
Mark Davies - Loma, CO
Mesa Outfitters
Loren Williams - Grand Junction, CO
Mika Ag Corporation
- Delta, CO
Mountain Jerry's Outfitters
- Mancos, CO
Myers Hunting Services, Inc.
Don and Phyllis Myers - Hamilton, CO
Over The Hill Outfitters
Randy & Terry Palmer - Durango, CO
Pair A Dice Outfitters dba Avalanche Outfitters
Josh Wamboldt - Redstone, CO
Peak To Creek Outfitters
Preston Goetzke - Durango, CO
Peak to Creek Outfitters, Inc.
- Bayfield, CO
Pierce Brothers Outfitters
Leon Pierce - Grand Junction, CO
Pinyon Outfitters
Dennis Pottorff - Cortez, CO
Prather Outfitters
- De Beque, CO
Rio Brazos Outfitters
- Santa Fe, NM
Robert Preo
- Grand Juction, CO
Roosters Guide And Outfitting Adventures
Ray Cogburn - De Beque, CO
Rugged Rack Outfitters
Justin Johns - Hotchkiss, CO
Saddle Mountain Outfitters
Lawrence Zeldenthuis - Crawford, CO
San Juan Outfitting
- Pagosa Springs, CO
San Juan Sky Outfitters
- Durango, CO
San-Pahgre Outfitters
Rick Baecker - Montrose, CO
Sawbuck Outfitters
Joseph Cisler - Crawford, CO
Severson Outfitters LLC
Pete Severson - Collbran, CO
Shaded Timber Outfitters
- Rifle, CO
Silver Spur Outfitters
Trent Snyder - Montrose, CO
Soap Mesa Outfitters
- Montrose, CO
Stone Pass Outfitters
Justin Frie - Pagosa Springs, CO
Sundown Outfitters / Rio Grande Outfitters
Ash Tully - Pagosa Springs, CO
T Bar M Outfitters
Steve Holt - Dolores, CO
The Mangus 5 Outfitters
Rollo Mangus - Ignacio, CO
Third Generation Outfitters
Forest & Jaclyn Bramwell - Pagosa Springs, CO
Toner Ranch Outfitters
Preston Goetzke - Pagosa Springs , CO
Track'em Outfitters
Bill Canterbury - Howard, CO
Travis Kruckenberg Outfitting
Travis Kruckenberg - Grand Junction, CO
Trophy Class Outfitters
Mike Lawson - Glade Park, CO
Twisted Tine Outfitters
Matt Ryken - Fruita, CO
Weminuche Wilderness Outfitters
Tom & Cheri Van Soelen - Durango, CO
West Elk Outfitters
Jerad Cotton - Crawford, CO
Western Colorado Outfitters
Eric Layman - Montrose, CO
Western Sky Outfitters
Travis and Maggie Reed - Ignacio, CO
Wild Mountain Outfitters
Bobby Crawford - Montrose, CO
Wolf Creek Outfitters.
Mia & Hank Anstine - Pagosa Springs, CO
Yampa Valley Outfitters, LLC
- Maybell, CO
Land Leasing
American Hunting Lease Association
Steve Meng - President - Fishers, IN
Cain Planting Company
Hunt Ark Duck - McCrory, AR
CoBank
Robert B. Engel - Chief Executive Officer - Greenwood Village, CO
Evr-green Management Group, Inc
Matt S. Campbell - President - Rome, GA
Hull Forest Products
- Pomfret Center, CT
Hunting Land Advisors
Stephen Ruckman - Founder - Mount Washington, KY
Hunting Lease Magazine
- Castle Rock, CO
Hunting Sports Plus
Daryl Traylor - Blue Springs, MO
LandTrust
- Bozeman, MT
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Ranching for Wildlife Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Robert C. Crane
Woodland Management Service - Consulting Forester - Stevens Point, WI
Lodges and Ranches
Beartooth Capital Partners
Robert Keith - Managing Principal and Co-Founder - Bozeman, MT
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Ranch Management Consultants, Inc.
- Wheatland, WY

 Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism

   
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Colorado Roots
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Use this guide to get inspired by all the historic, culinary, ranch and farm, and cultural activities to be found across Colorado, and start planning your trip itinerary today.

 

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
By:

A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

 

Rural Bounty

Explore North America's Rural Bounty

Discover the rich bounty of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, outdoor activities, and family fun that our rural countryside has to offer!

  • Daytrip or Vacation to a Farm or Ranch
  • Pick Your Own-Fruits, Pumpkins, Trees
  • Discover Charming Countryside Wineries
  • Challenge Your Hunting & Outdoor Skills

In the U.S. and Canada, there are approximately 65,000 farms and ranches that invite the public to visit, and more and more are becoming members on the Rural Bounty website. We invite you to come back often to plan relaxing day trips, or weeks away, enjoying the Rural Bounty of North America.  Visit website »

 

 

Show Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism Organizations & Professionals (192)
There are 192 resources serving Western Slope Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Western Slope Region
Agritourism
Alida’s Fruits
- Palisade, CO
Aloha Organic Fruit
- Palisade, CO
Azura Cellars
- Paonia, CO
B Bar S Ranch
- Nederland, CO
Balistreri Vineyards
- Denver, CO
Barefoot Homestead
- Conifer, CO
Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum
- Fort Collins, CO
Berg Harvest, LLC
- Paonia, CO
Big B’s Delicious Orchards
- Hotchkiss, CO
Boxwood Gulch Ranch
- Shawnee, CO
C & R Farms
- Palisade, CO
Carlson Vineyards, Inc.
- Palisade, CO
Christensen Ranch, LLC
- Weldona, CO
Colorado Cellars Winery - Rocky Mountain Vineyards
- Palisade, CO
Colorado Cider Company
- Denver, CO
Covered Bridge Ranch
- Montrose, CO
Dayspring Farm, LLC
- Olathe, CO
Degoatsnsheep Ranch LLC
- Bayfield, CO
Delicious Orchards & Big B's Cidery
- Paonia, CO
Delta County Fairgrounds
- Hotchkiss, CO
Eagle Tree Farm, LLC
- Dolores, CO
Green Acres U-Pick
- Palisade, CO
Green Pastures Country Farm/Agritourism
- Silt, CO
Happy Hogs Farm
- Montose, CO
Harry’s Peaches
- Palisade, CO
High Country Highlands at Maryland Creek Ranch
Leo Causland - Silverthorne, CO
High Country Orchards & Vineyards
- Palisade, CO
Horse Mountain Alpacas
- Loma, CO
Jack-A-Lope Acres
- Ignacio, CO
Lamborn Mountain Farmstead
- Paonia, CO
Moon Farm Pumpkin Patch
- Fruita, CO
Osage Gardens
- New Castle, CO
Osito Orchard LLC
- Hotchkiss, CO
Peachfork
- Palisade, CO
Peachfork Orchards & Vineyard
- Palisade, CO
Plum Creek Winery
- Palisade, CO
Punk's
- Delta, CO
Red Mountain Ranches
- Cedaredge, CO
Sage Creations Organic Farm
- Palisade, CO
Seven Meadows Farm
- Mancos, CO
Studt's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
- Loma, CO
Sustainable Settings
- Carbondale, CO
Talbott Farms
- Palisade, CO
The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado
- Durango, CO
Uncle Johnny's U-Pick Farm
- Cedaredge, CO
Ecotourism
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Bicycle Colorado
Dan Grunig - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Colorado Mountain Club
- Golden, CO
Crawford State Park
- Crawford, CO
Dan Zimmerer
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Statewide - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
Bureau of Land Management - Grand Junction, CO
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area
Bureau of Land Management - Montrose, CO
Highline Lake State Park
- Loma, CO
Joe Lewandowski
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Southwest Region - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Durango, CO
Mancos State Park
- Mancos, CO
Many Ponies Outfit
Paul Finley & Lisa Foxwell - Norwood, CO
Navajo State Park
- Arboles, CO
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Ridgway State Park
- Ridgway, CO
Sweitzer Lake State Park
- Delta, CO
Trina Romero
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Northwest Region - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Grand Junction, CO
Vega State Park
- Collbran, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center
- Avon, CO
Wilderness Aware Rafting
- Buena Vista, CO
Wilderness Bud and Breakfast
Southwest Wilderness Experience - Pagosa Springs, CO
Guides Outfitters and Hunt Clubs
2V Outfitters, LTD
Belle Chesnick - Glade Park, CO
5barN Outfitters
Brady Noble - Creede, CO
Action Adventures Guide & Outfitter
Jay Mitchell - Montrose, CO
Antler Ridge Outfitting
Tom Kenner - Bayfield, CO
Archery Unlimited Outfitters
Marshall Ledford - Durango, CO
Aspenplace Outfitters
- Dolores, CO
Avalanche Outfitters
Bo Jones - Redstone, CO
Backcountry Outfitters
David Guilliams - Pagosa Springs, CO
Bar Diamond Ranch/Ferrier Outfitters
Dellis Ferrier - Hotchkiss , CO
Base Camp Outfitters
Tyler Streich - Montrose, CO
Biggerstaff Guides & Outfitters
Steve Biggerstaff - Glade Park, CO
Bray Ranches
Robert Bray - Redvale , CO
Bryce Outfitting
Jim Bryce - Delta, CO
Buck's Livery.
Ben Breed - Durango, CO
Bugle Em Up Outfitting
Preston Goetzke - Durango, CO
Buglin' Bill Outfitters
Bill Allen - Crawford, CO
Bull Creek Outfitters LLC
Mike Mossburg - Grand Junction, CO
Camp David Outfitting
Ray David - Montrose, CO
Capitol Peak Outfitters Inc
John & Heather Howe - Glenwood Springs , CO
Carney's Guide Service
Cliff Carney - Eckert , CO
Carron & CO dba Vallecito Lake Outfitters
"Doug Carron, Shela Carron" - Bayfield, CO
Circle K Ranch
Allen Cannon - Dolores, CO
Coffeepot High Country Outfitters
Kelly and Monte Sanburg - Montrose, CO
Colorado Big Game Hunts, LLC
Jack Cassidy - Loma, CO
Colorado Elk Camp Outfitters
Michael & Jason Hall - Cortez , CO
Colorado Hunting Expeditions
Bob & Terri Luna - Dolores, CO
Colorado Mountain Adventures
Jordan Cook - Grand Junction , CO
Colorado Outfitters Association
- Dillon, CO
Colorado Trophies
Tom Colander - Redvale, CO
Conrad's High Country Outfitters.
Conrad Wygant - Montrose, CO
Coulter Lake Guest Ranch & Outfitters
Randy Sloan - Rifle, CO
Crazy Horse Outfitters & Guides
Willie Swanda - Pagosa Springs, CO
Crystal River Outfitters
Scotlan Smith - Glenwood Springs, CO
D & G Horses And Old Time Outfitting
Dale Coombs - Rilfe, CO
Dark Timber Outfitting
Adam Gall - Paonia, CO
Dominguez Recreational Outfitters
- Whitewater , CO
Elk Basin Outfitters
Bill Allen - Crawford, CO
Epic Outfitters
John Andrews - Loma, CO
Fawn Gulch Outfitters
Troy Ross - Pagosa Springs , CO
Fish Creek Outfitters
Brian Peoples - Pagosa Springs, CO
Flag Creek Ranch at Big Mountain
- Rifle, CO
Flat Tops Adventures dba Shaded Timber Outfitters
Forest Keith - New Castle, CO
Garvey Brothers Outfitters
Dustin Garvey - Nucla, CO
Great Divide Outfitters LLC
Bill Rose - Bayfield , CO
Hayward Ranch LLC
Tor Hayward - Collbran, CO
High Country Connections, Inc.
- Monticello, UT
High Desert Ranch & Outfitting
Randy Sloan - Rifle, CO
High Sierra Expeditions
Brad Gray - Montrose, CO
Highlands Unlimited
Jennifer & Geoff Burbey - Hesperus, CO
Hill's Guide Service
- Collbran, CO
Hubbard Creek Outfitters & Pack Station
Larry Allen - Hotchkiss, CO
Hughes Ranches, L.L.C
Scott & Matt Hughes - Montrose, CO
Hunting The Rockies
Daniel Humphrey - Olathe , CO
J & D Outfitters & Guide Service, Inc.
- Peyton, CO
J & Ray Colorado High Country
Larry Franks - Montrose, CO
Jack Cassidy, Colorado Big Game Hunts
Jack Cassidy - Loma, CO
Jackson Outfitters
Roy Jackson - Telluride, CO
Jake's Rio Grande Outfitting Service
David Powell - Creede, CO
Jess Young Outfitters
Jess Young - Collbran, CO
Key's Guide & Outfitting
Joe Keys - Clifton, CO
Keyah Grande Outfitters, LLC
Michael Iguchi - Pagosa Springs, CO
Kinikin Outfitters
Zach Prock - Montrose, CO
Knight Canyon Outfitters, Inc.
- Norwood, CO
Knight Canyon Outfitters.
Bill Wade Wilson - Norwood, CO
Last Chance Outfitters
Trent Snyder - Delta, CO
Little Creek Ranch
Alan Baier - Collbran, CO
Lobo Outfitters
- Pagosa Springs, CO
Lodgepole Outfitters
Donald Pinnt - Grand Junction , CO
Mark Davies Guide Service
Mark Davies - Loma, CO
Mesa Outfitters
Loren Williams - Grand Junction, CO
Mika Ag Corporation
- Delta, CO
Mountain Jerry's Outfitters
- Mancos, CO
Myers Hunting Services, Inc.
Don and Phyllis Myers - Hamilton, CO
Over The Hill Outfitters
Randy & Terry Palmer - Durango, CO
Pair A Dice Outfitters dba Avalanche Outfitters
Josh Wamboldt - Redstone, CO
Peak To Creek Outfitters
Preston Goetzke - Durango, CO
Peak to Creek Outfitters, Inc.
- Bayfield, CO
Pierce Brothers Outfitters
Leon Pierce - Grand Junction, CO
Pinyon Outfitters
Dennis Pottorff - Cortez, CO
Prather Outfitters
- De Beque, CO
Rio Brazos Outfitters
- Santa Fe, NM
Robert Preo
- Grand Juction, CO
Roosters Guide And Outfitting Adventures
Ray Cogburn - De Beque, CO
Rugged Rack Outfitters
Justin Johns - Hotchkiss, CO
Saddle Mountain Outfitters
Lawrence Zeldenthuis - Crawford, CO
San Juan Outfitting
- Pagosa Springs, CO
San Juan Sky Outfitters
- Durango, CO
San-Pahgre Outfitters
Rick Baecker - Montrose, CO
Sawbuck Outfitters
Joseph Cisler - Crawford, CO
Severson Outfitters LLC
Pete Severson - Collbran, CO
Shaded Timber Outfitters
- Rifle, CO
Silver Spur Outfitters
Trent Snyder - Montrose, CO
Soap Mesa Outfitters
- Montrose, CO
Stone Pass Outfitters
Justin Frie - Pagosa Springs, CO
Sundown Outfitters / Rio Grande Outfitters
Ash Tully - Pagosa Springs, CO
T Bar M Outfitters
Steve Holt - Dolores, CO
The Mangus 5 Outfitters
Rollo Mangus - Ignacio, CO
Third Generation Outfitters
Forest & Jaclyn Bramwell - Pagosa Springs, CO
Toner Ranch Outfitters
Preston Goetzke - Pagosa Springs , CO
Track'em Outfitters
Bill Canterbury - Howard, CO
Travis Kruckenberg Outfitting
Travis Kruckenberg - Grand Junction, CO
Trophy Class Outfitters
Mike Lawson - Glade Park, CO
Twisted Tine Outfitters
Matt Ryken - Fruita, CO
Weminuche Wilderness Outfitters
Tom & Cheri Van Soelen - Durango, CO
West Elk Outfitters
Jerad Cotton - Crawford, CO
Western Colorado Outfitters
Eric Layman - Montrose, CO
Western Sky Outfitters
Travis and Maggie Reed - Ignacio, CO
Wild Mountain Outfitters
Bobby Crawford - Montrose, CO
Wolf Creek Outfitters.
Mia & Hank Anstine - Pagosa Springs, CO
Yampa Valley Outfitters, LLC
- Maybell, CO
Land Leasing
American Hunting Lease Association
Steve Meng - President - Fishers, IN
Cain Planting Company
Hunt Ark Duck - McCrory, AR
CoBank
Robert B. Engel - Chief Executive Officer - Greenwood Village, CO
Evr-green Management Group, Inc
Matt S. Campbell - President - Rome, GA
Hull Forest Products
- Pomfret Center, CT
Hunting Land Advisors
Stephen Ruckman - Founder - Mount Washington, KY
Hunting Lease Magazine
- Castle Rock, CO
Hunting Sports Plus
Daryl Traylor - Blue Springs, MO
LandTrust
- Bozeman, MT
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Ranching for Wildlife Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Robert C. Crane
Woodland Management Service - Consulting Forester - Stevens Point, WI
Lodges and Ranches
Beartooth Capital Partners
Robert Keith - Managing Principal and Co-Founder - Bozeman, MT
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Ranch Management Consultants, Inc.
- Wheatland, WY

 Nature-Based Tourism

   
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National Wildlife Refuge System - National Wildlife Refuge Locator

Find a Refuge Near You 

Nearly 46 million people visit national wildlife refuges each year. Visitors and local communities recognize refuges as national treasures:

  • Wildlife refuges are home to more than 700 species of birds, 220 species of mammals, 250 reptile and amphibian species and more than 200 species of fish.
  • Fifty-nine refuges have been established with a primary purpose of conserving threatened or endangered species.
  • 280 of the 1,200-plus federally-listed threatened or endangered species in the U.S. are found on units of the Refuge System.

 

 

2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation - Colorado
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This survey reports results from interviews with U.S. residents 16 years of age and older about their fishing, hunting, and wildlife watching experiences in the year 2011.

 

Decontamination Documentation for Cavers
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The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) strongly recommends, first and foremost, compliance with all cave closures, advisories, and regulations in all Federal, State,Tribal, and private lands.

 

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
By:

A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

 

Rural Bounty

Explore North America's Rural Bounty

Discover the rich bounty of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, outdoor activities, and family fun that our rural countryside has to offer!

  • Daytrip or Vacation to a Farm or Ranch
  • Pick Your Own-Fruits, Pumpkins, Trees
  • Discover Charming Countryside Wineries
  • Challenge Your Hunting & Outdoor Skills

In the U.S. and Canada, there are approximately 65,000 farms and ranches that invite the public to visit, and more and more are becoming members on the Rural Bounty website. We invite you to come back often to plan relaxing day trips, or weeks away, enjoying the Rural Bounty of North America.  Visit website »

 

 

Show Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals (87)
There are 87 resources serving Western Slope Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Western Slope Region
Agritourism
Alida’s Fruits
- Palisade, CO
Aloha Organic Fruit
- Palisade, CO
Azura Cellars
- Paonia, CO
B Bar S Ranch
- Nederland, CO
Balistreri Vineyards
- Denver, CO
Barefoot Homestead
- Conifer, CO
Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum
- Fort Collins, CO
Berg Harvest, LLC
- Paonia, CO
Big B’s Delicious Orchards
- Hotchkiss, CO
Boxwood Gulch Ranch
- Shawnee, CO
C & R Farms
- Palisade, CO
Carlson Vineyards, Inc.
- Palisade, CO
Christensen Ranch, LLC
- Weldona, CO
Colorado Cellars Winery - Rocky Mountain Vineyards
- Palisade, CO
Colorado Cider Company
- Denver, CO
Covered Bridge Ranch
- Montrose, CO
Dayspring Farm, LLC
- Olathe, CO
Degoatsnsheep Ranch LLC
- Bayfield, CO
Delicious Orchards & Big B's Cidery
- Paonia, CO
Delta County Fairgrounds
- Hotchkiss, CO
Eagle Tree Farm, LLC
- Dolores, CO
Green Acres U-Pick
- Palisade, CO
Green Pastures Country Farm/Agritourism
- Silt, CO
Happy Hogs Farm
- Montose, CO
Harry’s Peaches
- Palisade, CO
High Country Highlands at Maryland Creek Ranch
Leo Causland - Silverthorne, CO
High Country Orchards & Vineyards
- Palisade, CO
Horse Mountain Alpacas
- Loma, CO
Jack-A-Lope Acres
- Ignacio, CO
Lamborn Mountain Farmstead
- Paonia, CO
Moon Farm Pumpkin Patch
- Fruita, CO
Osage Gardens
- New Castle, CO
Osito Orchard LLC
- Hotchkiss, CO
Peachfork
- Palisade, CO
Peachfork Orchards & Vineyard
- Palisade, CO
Plum Creek Winery
- Palisade, CO
Punk's
- Delta, CO
Red Mountain Ranches
- Cedaredge, CO
Sage Creations Organic Farm
- Palisade, CO
Seven Meadows Farm
- Mancos, CO
Studt's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
- Loma, CO
Sustainable Settings
- Carbondale, CO
Talbott Farms
- Palisade, CO
The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado
- Durango, CO
Uncle Johnny's U-Pick Farm
- Cedaredge, CO
Campgrounds
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Crawford State Park
- Crawford, CO
Highline Lake State Park
- Loma, CO
Mancos State Park
- Mancos, CO
Navajo State Park
- Arboles, CO
Ridgway State Park
- Ridgway, CO
Vega State Park
- Collbran, CO
Wilderness Bud and Breakfast
Southwest Wilderness Experience - Pagosa Springs, CO
Ecotourism
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Bicycle Colorado
Dan Grunig - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Colorado Mountain Club
- Golden, CO
Crawford State Park
- Crawford, CO
Dan Zimmerer
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Statewide - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
Bureau of Land Management - Grand Junction, CO
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area
Bureau of Land Management - Montrose, CO
Highline Lake State Park
- Loma, CO
Joe Lewandowski
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Southwest Region - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Durango, CO
Mancos State Park
- Mancos, CO
Many Ponies Outfit
Paul Finley & Lisa Foxwell - Norwood, CO
Navajo State Park
- Arboles, CO
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Ridgway State Park
- Ridgway, CO
Sweitzer Lake State Park
- Delta, CO
Trina Romero
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Northwest Region - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Grand Junction, CO
Vega State Park
- Collbran, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center
- Avon, CO
Wilderness Aware Rafting
- Buena Vista, CO
Wilderness Bud and Breakfast
Southwest Wilderness Experience - Pagosa Springs, CO
Landscape Architects / Land Planning
eco systems design, inc
- basalt, CO
Knight Planning Services
Terrill Knight - Prinicpal - Eagle, CO
Mauriello Planning Group, LLC
Dominic F. Mauriello - Principal - Eagle, CO
Natural Design Solutions, Inc.
Neil McLane, RLA, LEED AP, CLARB - President - Longmont, CO
State and Federal Land
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Crawford State Park
- Crawford, CO
Erin Borgman
National Park Service - Ecologist/Field Coordinator - Fort Collins, CO
Highline Lake State Park
- Loma, CO
Mancos State Park
- Mancos, CO
Navajo State Park
- Arboles, CO
Ridgway State Park
- Ridgway, CO
Sweitzer Lake State Park
- Delta, CO
Vega State Park
- Collbran, CO