Hiking in Eldorado Springs

Hiking in Eldorado Springs
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The multiple hiking trials near Eldorado Springs offer a unique set of trail systems for all those who dare to explore. The trail system, once known as the “Coney Island of the West,” gives hikers plenty of options to hike to history. One of the most visited landmarks is the Doudy-Debacker Dunn House. After parking […]

Castlewood Canyon Unlike Any Other State Park

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Castlewood Canyon is a place so beautiful, one trip just won’t satisfy the hiking cravings. With more than 13 miles of trails to conquer and plenty of views and history to see, you may find yourself back to the entry gates a few times. Plus, there is a lot more than trails that captivate your […]

Three Hikes Just Outside of Denver Not To Miss

Towering red rock formations surround Roxborough State Park creating dramatic views in southwest Denver
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Hiking season is peaking which means it’s time to lace up the boots and top off the camelback. These trail options offer a solid mix for beginner to advanced hikers looking for their next adventure. Roxborough State Park/ Douglas County Rating: Easy to Moderate This State Park is perfect for both novice and experienced hikers […]

Hike to History: Gravesite of Doc Holliday

View from the top of Linwood Cemetery
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Just steps from the Glenwood Hot Springs Hotel & Lodge, you can take a hike to history. The gravesite of one of America’s most celebrated gunslingers, Doc Holliday, sits high on a hill. No one actually knows where the outlaw of the Old West was buried (though it is somewhere in city limits) but it’s […]

Hiking Along Hunter Creek Trail

Hiking Hunter Creek in Aspen
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  Carri Wilbanks hiking in Aspen A visit to Aspen at any time of year wouldn’t be complete without some quality trail time. Even if blazing through snow, scenic views await along Hunter Creek, a long time locals favorite. On the edge of downtown Aspen, this adventure will take you through aspen groves, alongside rushing […]

Take the Trails of Rocky Mountain National Park

Slip on Paul Bunyan’s boot along the way through the breathtaking hike in Rocky Mountain National Park
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“This park is the jewel of Colorado,” hiking guide Marlene Borneman tells our group of gals as we set off on our expedition to Gem Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. Ready to show off what is only a sliver of the beauty in Estes Park, Marlene led us on a hike (3.6 mi. R.T.) […]

Hiking: Castlewood Canyon State Park

Your heart rate will slow down after the trek to the top of Rim Rock Trail, but then again, the view is so stunning that your pulse may keep racing.
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  Less than 20 minutes from Parker and about an hour from Denver, you will find trails fit for any hiker inside Castlewood Canyon State Park. My hiking pal and I decided on this spot for the variety of trail options, pull-out-the camera views and of course it’s a breezy drive from Denver. We were […]

Colorado National Monument

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If you’re a local you might refer to it as “The Monument.” If you live in or outside of Grand Junction, I hope you’ve heard of it if. Especially if you have a zip code that coincides with the Centennial State. The Colorado National Monument is famous for it’s sweeping views of Colorado, canyons, cliffs, […]

Hiking to the Crags Hotel

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It’s easy to become captivated in Eldorado Canyon. Right in Boulder’s backyard you will find massive vertically rising sandstone cliffs, the rushing sounds of South Boulder Creek and 500 rock-climbing routes to challenge your skills. There are also plenty of hiking trails ready to tally miles on your boots. Rattlesnake Gulch is an excellent option that even […]

Hiking to the Sally Barber Mine

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Trek to the abandoned Sally Barber Mine in Breckenridge, CO to explore history.  After following the trail for a speedy 1.5 miles you will discover the ruins of a wooden mine that dates back to the 1800’s. Put yourself in the boots of a brave miner getting ready to be lowered hundreds of feet into […]