Colorado’s Golden Gate Canyon State Park is located less than an hour’s drive from Denver. With abundant recreation options on its 11,911 acres, including hiking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, rock climbing, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, etc., there’s something for everyone.
Hall Ranch, located in the foothills of Boulder County, just outside of Lyons, Colorado, is a popular open space area. With 3,899 acres featuring beautiful meadows, forests, and mountain vistas, this park caters to hikers, trail runners, mountain bikers, equestrians, and more!
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Walker Ranch is located in Boulder County, just outside of Boulder, Colorado. With an impressive ecosystem spanning 2,888 acres, Walker Ranch is a favorite destination among locals, particularly hikers, mountain bikers, and anglers fishing for Rainbow Trout in South Boulder Creek.
Arches National Park is rich in natural beauty, which is why it is such a popular tourist destination. With hiking trails that range in difficulty, visitors have plenty of choices to experience the sandstone arch formations up close. We’ve listed our favorite Arches hikes to help you plan your trip.
Mount Sniktau (13,240ft.) is a 13er mountain located in Colorado’s Arapaho National Forest near Loveland Pass. The standard route to Mount Sniktau’s summit is via its Class 1 Southwest Ridge. At 3.7 miles roundtrip with about 1,250ft. of elevation gain, this hike is challenging but relatively easy in comparison to other Colorado 13er and 14er hikes.