Pueblo State Park Hosting Kids' Fishing Derby


Lake Pueblo State Park will celebrate the annual free fishing weekend on June 4-5 when a fishing license is not required, although all possession limits, fishing methods and bait methods still apply.

On Sunday, June 5 the park will also host the annual kids fishing derby at Lake Pueblo State Parks Anticline Pond. The first hundred children to arrive will receive a free fishing pole and bait, compliments of the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and fishing starts at 8 a.m. and continues until 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded in various categories as well as door prizes. The derby, open to kids ages 3 to 12, is free but a valid park pass is required on every vehicle that enters the park.

Colorado State Parks get everyone outdoors! Attracting more than 12 million visitors per year, Colorado's 42 State Parks are a vital cornerstone of Colorado's economy and quality of life. Colorado State Parks encompass 224,447 land and water acres, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado State Parks is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state?s favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities. Colorado State Parks also manage more than 4,300 campsites, and 63 cabins and yurts. For more information on Colorado State Parks or to purchase an annual pass online, visit www.parks.state.co.us.

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