Outdoor Recreation - Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreational

Who we Are

Who we Are

our
makeup

Outdoor Businesses
Outdoor Nonprofits
Land Managers
Outdoor Enthusiasts

our
geography

El Paso County
Teller County
Fremont County

our
representation

Various Recreation User Groups
Conservation and Stewardship Groups
Outdoor Events
Motorized & Non-Motorized Representation

Strengthening the

Outdoor Recreation Industry

Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance (PPORA) is a collaborative of outdoor businesses, nonprofits, government entities, and individuals who recognize the value of our region’s natural and recreation assets to our community both as an economic driver and for our health and well-being and the strength found in working together. PPORA’s mission is to strengthen the outdoor recreation industry for the Pikes Peak region through leadership and collaboration.

Colorado Outdoor Regional Partnership

Outdoor Pikes Peak Initiative

Outdoor Pikes Peak Initiative (OPPI): Identifying and advancing priorities and innovative strategies for recreation and conservation planning for the Pikes Peak region. The initiative is part of the State of Colorado’s Outdoor Regional Partnership Initiative created to ensure our state remains a world-class destination for equitable access to outdoor recreation experiences while preserving our land, water, wildlife, and quality of life.

What we Do

What we Do

programs & events

We provide programs to support and champion the outdoors and events to foster the outdoor recreation in Colorado.

Industry Resources

Our team tries to stay on top of bringing you the resources you need to help you find and support outdoor recreation businesses and organizations.

This community website provides helpful information to both locals and visitors who want to get outside and enjoy recreation activities in our region.

Stewardship

One of PPORA’s key pillars (all verbs – action words) is STEWARD. Stewardship means the management or care of something and in our context, PPORA is focused on our region’s public lands and waterways.

News and Updates

News and Updates

News Release: PPORA Awarded $150K for Outdoor Pikes Peak Initiative

Today , December 7th 2022, PPORA has issued a press release  announcing an additional grant to the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance (PPORA) to…

RECORD BREAKING NUMBERS! $862 Billion Outdoor Recreation Economy

Today is a big day for our outdoor industry as the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has released the 2021 outdoor recreation economy…

White House Establishes Council on Recreation

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) praised today’s announcement by the Biden Administration on the revival of the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation (FICOR). Established by the America’s…