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[…]

Hilltop Urban Hiking Denver

Denver’s Top Hilltop, Denver’s highest neighborhood, is bordered on the west by Colorado Boulevard, on the north by Severn Ave and on the south by East Alameda Avenue. The Eastern border is uneven, but includes Monaco Parkway at the northeast corner of the neighborhood and then zigzags south and west to the west of Crestmoor Read more about Hilltop Urban Hiking Denver[…]

Highland Urban Hiking Denver

Everyone from Everywhere Everyone wants to be in Highland (notice, no “s”.) Residents call it “Highlands”, “LoHi”, “North Denver”….But no matter what folks call it, the City of Denver calls it Highland–the area of West 38th Avenue to the north, a Union Pacific Railroad line on the east, the South Platte River to the southeast, Read more about Highland Urban Hiking Denver[…]