Your dog celebrates you every day (what do you think that tail-wagging means?); take some time this month to celebrate him. —Photo courtesy of Shutterstock
Paws 4 Life 5K Walk/Run Pet Fest, September 12
At this 5K walk or run, hosted by the Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue, pets get in free. Pups of all breeds can trot alongside their humans, and, post-race, enjoy doggie door-prizes. Puppy-loving humans who have yet to take home a furry...
September 1 2015, 9:00 AM
“I’m already to downtown Denver?” It was a May morning, and Liz Thomas had begun her urban hike down Colfax Avenue around 7:30 a.m. near Genesee Park. Now, she saw a church tower in the distance—the change in neighborhood keying her into her downtown approach. She wore a headlamp on her chest and a...
June 30 2015, 10:00 AM
Where: Driving through Glenwood Canyon along I-70 is an almost surreal experience, says senior editor Natasha Gardner. Which is part of the reason why she prefers hiking through the jagged area, which affords even better views of the gnarly rock layers. She snapped this picture on the way from back...
May 18 2015, 8:30 AM
Why we love it: There’s a little something—boating, camping, walking, biking, camping—for everyone at this near-to-Denver state park.
When to go: Early morning so you can spy on wildlife before passing cars make them shy away.
Today, it might be difficult to imagine the...
April 14 2015, 10:01 AM
—Image courtesy of Shutterstock
1. Get out: Tackle an Urban Adventure
Why you should go: This month’s cover story compiles 50 (yes, 50!) near-to-home adventures. What are you waiting for? Get going.
Details: Your choice, Front Range
2. Get Involved: Amp the Cause’s 10th Annual Community Day
Why you should...
April 1 2015, 9:30 AM
—Photo by Erin Skarda
Like most Coloradans, we've been taking advantage of the 70-plus-degree weather this week by hitting the trails. From the top of North Table Mountain in Golden, hikers and mountain bikers can enjoy sweeping views of rolling meadows, with the Denver skyline looming in the distance. To read more...
January 29 2015, 9:56 AM
Why we like it: Boulder’s Left Hand Trail isn’t too long, too steep, or too far away. In other words, it is just right for a weekday excursion.
When to go: This year-round trail can be muddy during the shoulder seasons, so go now.
I have an uncanny ability to overschedule my...
October 14 2014, 3:10 PM
Why we like it: This gentle hike wanders through serene forests and fertile meadows on a picturesque ranch once used for silver mining, Arabian horse breeding, and music recording.
When to go: In autumn, for the golden aspen; in winter, for peaceful snowshoeing or cross-country skiing...
October 7 2014, 10:15 AM