Gander Mountain Coming to Parker, CO

Nation’s fastest-growing outdoors retailer opening another Front Range location in 2016

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St. Paul, MN -( Before heading off to hike in the Rockies, fish in world class rivers and lakes, or hunt deer, elk, sage grouse or upland birds, outdoors enthusiasts in Denver and surrounding communities will soon have a new opportunity to find the widest selection and expert service on the best names in gear and apparel.

Gander Mountain, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing network of outdoor specialty stores, announced today it will open its newest Colorado location in Parker in the spring of 2016.

“Colorado is an outdoors paradise and Gander Mountain is the place to go for outdoors enthusiasts who are seeking the best selection, service and prices,” said Gander Mountain’s Chief Executive Officer David Pratt. “We are happy to bring a new Gander Mountain store to the people of the Front Range, where outdoors traditions run deep and are passed down from generation to generation. We’re looking forward to giving more people in the Denver region chance to experience all that Gander Mountain offers.”

The newest Gander Mountain store will be located in a new 57,600-square-foot store in the Crown Point development, at the northeast corner of E470 and S Parker Road (Colorado 83). It will be the third Gander Mountain location in Colorado, joining existing stores in Aurora and Thornton.

“We are excited to welcome Gander Mountain to the Town of Parker,” said Parker Mayor Mike Waid. “Providing new retail opportunity to our residents and those of the region is a priority and we think Gander Mountain will add a unique component to the diverse retail mix that currently exists in Parker.”

“We appreciate the warm welcome we have received from the people in Parker and look forward to the grand opening of our most recent Colorado store in the spring,” said Gander Mountain’s Executive Vice President and Director of Real Estate Eric Jacobsen.

Gander Mountain’s newest store will feature one of the largest selections of new and used firearms in Colorado, together with the best selection of gear and accessories for hunting, fishing, camping, boating and archery. The store will offer an extensive selection of men’s and women’s active performance outdoor and casual apparel featuring exciting brands like Under Armour, The North Face, GSX, Columbia, Carhartt, Guide Series and Kühl, and a wide variety of men’s and women’s active footwear featuring brands like Asics, Carhartt, Ariat, Muck, Gander Mountain, Merrell, Rocky, Reebok, Reef, Keen, Irish Setter, Teva, New Balance, Timberland, LaCrosse, Skechers, Saucony and Under Armour.

Customers will enjoy easy access to Gander Mountain’s unmatched selection of new and used firearms from around the country, whether the firearms are located at other stores, in central distribution facilities or on Gander Mountain’s market-leading online store. Customers have access to all of Gander Mountain’s firearms, equipment, merchandise, apparel and footwear by using simple online order kiosks with easy delivery and pick-up at their favorite Gander Mountain store.

Gander Mountain also features the outdoor retail industry’s first system-wide free Online Order Pick Up system, enabling customers to purchase products on-line and pick them up in-store the same day.

Additional details on special events, activities and promotions that will be a part of the new store grand opening celebration will be available at

Financing for the project is being provided by Guggenheim Retail Real Estate Partners, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, LLC, a global investment and advisory firm with more than $240 billion in assets under management.

The new Parker store is the most recent location announced in a sizeable expansion.

In 2012 and 2013 new Gander Mountain stores opened in:

  • Albany, GA
  • Lewisville, TX
  • Round Rock, TX
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Lafayette, IN
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Dothan, AL
  • Mesquite, TX
  • Tampa, FL
  • Florence, AL
  • Monroe, NC
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Gastonia, NC
  • Opelika, AL
  • Valdosta, GA
  • Morrisville, NC
  • Rogers, MN
  • Winston-Salem, NC

In 2014 Gander Mountain opened 23 new stores:

  • Algonquin, IL
  • Gadsden, AL
  • Newnan, GA
  • Arlington, TX
  • Greenfield, IN
  • North Charleston, SC
  • Augusta, GA
  • Johnson City, NY
  • Pensacola, FL
  • Avon, IN
  • Lake Worth, TX
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Champaign, IL
  • Mt. Juliet, TN
  • Waco, TX
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • McDonough, GA
  • West Houston, TX
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Mobile, AL
  • Woodbridge, VA
  • Fenton, MO
  • Montgomery, AL

For 2015 and 2016, Gander Mountain has announced or opened stores for:

  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Laredo, TX
  • Parker, CO (2016)
  • El Paso, TX
  • Marion, IL
  • Snellville, GA
  • Frisco, TX (2016)
  • Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Tulsa Hills, OK
  • Killeen, TX
  • O’Fallon, IL

More new store announcements are expected soon.

Those interested in careers with Gander Mountain can explore current opportunities and submit an application on-line at

About Gander Mountain Company:

Gander Mountain Company, headquartered in St. Paul, MN, is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing retail network of outdoor specialty stores for hunting, fishing, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, Gander Mountain has offered the best selection of outdoor equipment, technical apparel, active casual wear, and footwear featuring national, regional and specialty brands at competitive prices. Focused on a “We Live Outdoors” culture, Gander Mountain dedicates itself to creating outdoor memories. Gander Mountain has launched a national campaign encouraging responsible firearms ownership – take the Responsibility Pledge at and use the hashtag #responsibilitypledge in social media to raise awareness. Gander Mountain has 160 conveniently-located outdoor lifestyle stores in 27 states. Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton’s (, a leading catalog and Internet based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.

For the nearest store location call 800-282-5993 or visit

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