3 Easy Urban Hikes in Denver

3 Easy Urban Hikes in Denver With Take a Hike Day upon us, rather than driving up into the mountains for a hike, here are three easy urban hikes in Denver. Great for kids, visiting family, and everyone else who loves to hike, these three easy hikes near Denver invite everyone out for a great Read more about 3 Easy Urban Hikes in Denver[…]

Hiking Rocky Flats

Hiking Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge One of the most beautiful things about urban hiking in Denver is that we have not one, but TWO, national wildlife refuges to escape to for a beautiful plains-oriented hike. The older Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge is on the Denver boundary next to Commerce City, and the newer Read more about Hiking Rocky Flats[…]

Drive and Walk Lariat Loop Denver

Drive and Walk Lariat Loop Back in the 1920s when the City of Denver was on a buying spree to buy land in the mountains for its residents, it was also building a road to connect the residents to the new Denver Mountain Parks. This twisty, hairpin-turny, ribbon of concrete, called the Lariat Loop (see Read more about Drive and Walk Lariat Loop Denver[…]

Fall Color Urban Hikes Denver

Finding Fall Color in Denver Fall is quickly approaching in the mountains, and it will soon be here in Denver. You can see it by the subtle yellowing of the cottonwoods and ash in Denver and the vibrant golden changes in the Aspen in the mountains. Everyone flocks to the high tops of the front Read more about Fall Color Urban Hikes Denver[…]

Walking in Denver Leads to Walking Vacations

Why Do I Walk So Much? You’ve seen me post all about my walking and urban hiking around Denver. I’ve posted short hikes, long walks, medium ambles. By the way, take a look at those weekly Denver suggestions right here! I walk usually at least 10000 steps a day, and I only know that because Read more about Walking in Denver Leads to Walking Vacations[…]