Huron Peak view of the Three Apostles

Mountain Ranges

Views of Longs Peak and Thatchtop Mountain near treeline

Hiking Trails

The towering walls of snow

Road Trips

An excellent trail to follow

Dog Friendly

After exploring countless miles of trails in Colorado, the hand picked entries on this site represent the best examples of the natural beauty of the state that we have seen so far. Some of our best memories have come from outdoor adventures, and we hope the same for you.

Timberline Falls ahead

Rocky Mountain N.P.

Near Emerald Lake

Snowshoeing

Heading up Mt Sneffels

Planning

Deep in the San Juan Mountain Range

All Trail Reports

Alphabetical list of locations

Mt Elbert views from the summit

Mt Elbert is the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains of North America.

Sunrise on the dunes

The Great Sand Dunes National Park is home to the tallest sand dunes in the U.S.

Torreys summit looking at Grays Peak

Grays Peak is the highest point on the Continental Divide in North America.

North Americas highest road

The Mount Evans Scenic Byway is the highest paved road in the U.S.

The Royal Gorge bridge crosses 955' above the Arkansas River

The highest suspension bridge in the U.S. can be found 955′ above the Royal Gorge. 

View of Pikes Peak from Almagre Mountain

The Pikes Peak Cog Railway is the highest operating train track in the country, reaching the summit of Pikes Peak at 14,110 feet.

Print of a meat eating Allosaurus

Picket Wire Canyon has one of the largest preserved sets of dinosaur tracks in the world.

Road becomes very rocky and narrow as you near the pass

 Mosquito Pass is the highest vehicle pass in the contiguous U.S. that isn’t out and back.

Flat Tops Wilderness looking east

In 1891 White River became one of the first two U.S. National Forests.

Dikes can be up to 14 miles long, 100' tall, and 100' wide

The Spanish Peaks are world renowned for thier geological features of stocks and dikes.

Arikaree River bottom

The point where the Arikaree River flows out of Colorado and into Kansas is the lowest point in Colorado, at an elevation of 3,317 feet (1,011 m).

It holds the distinction of being the highest low point of any U.S. state, and higher than the highest points of 18 states.