Hike to Maxwell Falls

Located just outside of Evergreen, this is beginner hike is a great escape from the city for a few hours.

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Hike to Nymph, Dream, Emerald, and Haiyaha Lakes

From the Bear Lake Trailhead, the path to Nymph Lake is a moderate paved trail. At the lake there are several places to sit and take in the scenery. This is also where you'll find the most people.

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Hike to Lower and Upper Chicago Lake

From the parking lot, stay to the right of Echo Lake and you will run into the Chicago Lakes Trailhead. Follow the switchbacks down and across Chicago Creek.

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Lakeside Camping at Lower Crystal Lake

To get to the Crystal Lakes take the Spruce Creek Trailhead. You can hike or drive to the Lower Crystal Lake. If you choose to drive, you will need a high clearance 4x4 vehicle.

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Camp at Coulson Gulch

Coulson Gulch is a lightly used area of the Roosevelt National Forest which makes it perfect for a weekend getaway without the crowds.

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Winter Hiking and Wildlife in Waterton Canyon

Waterton Canyon is the beginning of the Colorado Trail which stretches 500 miles from Denver to Durango.

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Backpack Lost Creek

I included a trail map of where I camped. There are many sites all throughout this area. From the Lost Park Campground Parking lot follow the Lost Creek for 2.4 miles.

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Hike to Horsetooth Rock

The Horsetooth Mountain Park Open Space is located just 4 miles from Fort Collins. The 2,886 acre park offers 29 miles of hiking, biking, and horse back riding trails.

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Camp and Fish at Loch Lomond

The trail to Loch Lomond is very rocky. I suggest a high clearance 4x4 vehicle (I did see a small SUV and a Subaru..Not sure how they did it!!!).

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Hike to Lake Isabelle

Start at the Pawnee Pass Trail No. 907 Trailhead. Long Lake is about 2 tenths of a mile and Lake Isabelle is 2 miles from the trailhead.

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Hike to Sandbeach Lake

Sandbeach Lake is best known for (as you can probably guess) its wide sandy shore. At nearly 50 feet deep, it is one of Rocky Mountain National Parks deepest lakes.

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Hiking James Peak (13,294')

James Peak is one of 76 13,000'+ peaks in Colorado's front range. On your way up to the peak you will pass St. Mary's Glacier.

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Hiking Mount Sniktau

Mount Sniktau is a great beginner 13er. This hike offers a fun ridge walk with amazing views! Make sure you come prepared, the wind can be pretty relentless.

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Hike to Cub Lake

Rocky Mountain National Park showcases 355 miles of hiking trails, 6 campgrounds, and hundreds of backcountry camp sites. The cost to enter the park is $20.

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Camping at Lost Park Campground

This campground is a great spot to crash at before heading out on a backpacking trip through the Lost Creek Wilderness but serves as an amazing campground itself.

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Car Camp at Timber Creek Campground

This campground just 10 miles north of Grand Lake is a prime example of the amazing campgrounds you can find in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Camp at Stillwater Pass

Some of my best nights in Colorado were spent in Stillwater Pass. There are numerous campsites with remade fire pits.

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Camp at Colter Bay Campground

If you have never been to the Grand Teton National Park, you should make it next on your list. It is a fantastic place for wildlife viewing and exploring.

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Camp at Radium Campground

This was a rafting/camping trip. We camped at the Radium Campground and rafted 4.5 miles from Pump House Boat Launch. BLM charges $5.00 per vehicle at the boat launch sites and $10.

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Snowshoe to Emerald Lake

Snowshoeing to Emerald Lake was completely different from hiking the trail during summer.

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Winter Camp Near Coulson Gulch

County Road 47 is between Lyons and Estes Park. It's an easy drive from Denver and is a great place to get away for the weekend. I have camped here in the summer, fall, and winter.

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Camp at Moraine Park

Moraine Park Campground is the only year-round campground at Rocky Mountain National Park. During the summer there are 244 reservable campsites and 77 first come first serve during the winter.

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Hike to Big Meadows and Granite Falls

The Green Mountain Trail is part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT) which is a foot path from Mexico to Canada. Big Meadows is a great place to view elk, moose, and deer.

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Camp Near Little Muddy Creek, Routt National Forest

If you are looking to get away from the crowds then this is the site for you.

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Ice Fishing Antero Reservoir

The Antero Reservoir was the first dam built on the South Platte River. The reservoir is best known for its large rainbow trout and rainbow x cutthroat hybrid trout.

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Camp at Horse Flats Campground

The Horse Flats Campground is located 29 miles up Highway 2 from Interstate 210. You will turn left at the Santa Clara Divide Road(this intersection is also known as 3 Points).

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