Chaffee Recreation Adopters helps you care for all the lands you love.
Help us address fast-paced growth in outdoor use. Problem solve and achieve in our mission for healthy lands and quality recreation.
If a visitor arrives at a clean, well-maintained area,
they are more apt to help keep it that way
Our goal is to …
- Increase your ability to be an effective steward of our outdoor resources.
- Create a collaborative culture around managing recreation use.
- Keep our beautiful outdoors clean, fun and wild, now and into the future.
Select a recreation area on the map to Adopt it
Visits to public lands grew 50% since Covid started
As an Adopter you can …
- Be the eyes and ears and record info in our mobile app
- Help clean up, ensure safe campfires and steward trails
- Join group activities and volunteer on your own
Join Us & Take Action!
The Chaffee Rec Plan has many strategies, and empowering volunteers like you is one of them. By joining us, you are contributing to these additional important outcomes:
- Clean quality camping on all lands.
- Get the right human resources and critical infrastructure such as restrooms & signs.
- Encourage better behaviors through education, engineering and enforcement.
- Contribute to a shared community culture that helps keep our lands clean, fun and wild, now and for future generations.
Chaffee Rec Adopters is brought to you by the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) and Envision Chaffee County in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Colorado Parks & Wildlife, Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area and Colorado State Land Board. It is funded by these partners, Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) and Chaffee Common Ground