Landlocked Coloradans just can't get enough water (see this  and this ), especially in this drought . If your lawn is starting to dry out , head to the mountains to take in some green(er) country. Our pick: The YMCA of the Rockies at Estes Park  where you can ogle the Big Thompson River (spring runoff, pictured). Bonus: Bike there from Boulder . —Natasha Gardner
—Image by Pete Claussen for YMCA of the Rockies at Estes Park , 2012
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