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All photos courtesy of Terri Cook
Autumn—when lush orchards, vineyards and gardens are bursting with fresh produce—is the ideal time to visit Colorado’s beautiful North Fork Valley. Here, the Gunnison River’s crystal-clear waters meander lazily through a fertile vale fringed by tall mesas and towering peaks dotted with aspens,...
September 16 2015, 2:36 PM
In Colorado, upland bird hunting season lasts from early fall through mid-spring; iStock
Fields of Fescue, Sorghum, wheat, and rye stretch out in nearly every direction. The grasses—which have turned golden and umber with fall’s arrival in the North Fork Valley—create the perfect cover for Colorado’s upland birds, or nonwaterfowl game birds, to roost. Which is why I find myself...