Upper Cheesman Canyon Trail, a Gem

Upper Cheesman Canyon Trail, a Gem

Upper Cheesman Canyon Trail is not far from Denver CO but feels miles away! Cheesman Reservoir sparkles in the bright sun as bare terrain mixed with pines line the trail. The higher you hike the more the views that sweep across the waters.  Ends at the South Platte...
Forest Lakes Trail is Truly Memorable!

Forest Lakes Trail is Truly Memorable!

Forest Lakes Trail takes you to 2 lovely alpine lakes, one that is tranquil and one that rests among the rugged Continental Divide peaks. Hiking is a gentle wide path in the first mile than an adventure as you hike higher up. Wooden bridges, meadows, and dense forests...
Spruce Mountain Trail a Gem in the Foothills

Spruce Mountain Trail a Gem in the Foothills

Spruce Mountain Trail is a gem hidden in the Foothills of Colorado. Views, rock outcroppings, and pine forests make this hike a treat so close to major cities.   Note: Many of the links are affiliate links which means I receive a very small commission (at no...
Hiking Caribou Ranch Open Space

Hiking Caribou Ranch Open Space

You will be surprised when hiking Caribou Ranch Open Space how much history is located within its boundaries. A loop trail takes you past the historic DeLonde Homestead and the famous Blue Bird Mine from the late 1880s. History buffs will love this and if you are just...
Carpenter’s Peak Trail is a Beauty!

Carpenter’s Peak Trail is a Beauty!

Carpenter’s Peak Trail is a favorite hike located in Roxborough State Park. Winter months find minimal crowds and sensational snow-capped rocks to hike through as you enter into a winter wonderland of forests while hiking to the highest peak in the park.  ...