Colorado is home to four National Parks — Rocky Mountain, Mesa Verde, Great Sand Dunes and Black Canyon of the Gunnison. It is also home to over 40 State Parks. Rocky Mountain National Park (located just 65 miles from Denver) is one of the most popular National Parks in the United States. Colorado’s state parks offer some of the greatest outdoor recreation in all of the U.S. Camping, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, water sports – it’s all here along with much more, often just a short drive from Denver. Take some time to check out at least a few of these amazing natural wonders.