Outdoor Recreation - Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreational

Who we Are

Who we Are


Outdoor Businesses
Outdoor Nonprofits
Land Managers
Outdoor Enthusiasts


El Paso County
Teller County
Fremont County


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.


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

Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) is launching a public process to gather feedback on the potential use of e-bikes on trails…
Developed by The Milken Institute, a non-profit, non-partisan think tank, the BPI index helps reveal important annual information regarding the state of small and…
2024 State of the Rockies Press Release D2a Colorado College has recently produced the 2024 State of the Rockies report.  3,376 phone and online…

We Appreciate Your Feedback!

PPORA is leading a regional planning effort – the Outdoor Pikes Peak Initiative. Through the last few years of gathering input, the OPPI team has drafted strategies for advancing outdoor recreation and conservation priorities for the Pikes Peak region. Please take our survey to provide your feedback today!