Hiking, Fishing, Mountain Climbing, White water rafting and much more.
Colorado Recreation Information
or hit the powder?
Here are a few sites to get you psyched!
Quick links to my favorite ski resorts…
Some more links to Colorado resorts, weather, snow reports…
Colorado road conditions provided daily by the Nat’l Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder
Arkansas River Tours
2036 E. 17th Ave.
Colorado Outward Bound School
945 Pennsylvania Ave.
Denver, Co 80203
Within the city of Denver is a system of 206 urban parks comprising about 4300 acres with picnic areas, playgrounds, golf courses, tennis courts, softball fields, fishing and boating lakes and swimming pools. The parks also have over 80 miles of paved trails for hiking, jogging, and bicycling, with more planned. Of special interest are City Park, which contains the Denver Zoo, the Museum Of Natural History and the Gates Planetarium; Denver Botanic Gardens; Cheeseman Memorial Park;Washington Park, with Colonial Gardens patterned after those of Mount Vernon; and Cranmer Park, which has an unusual Chinese sundial and a profile of the Continental Divide mountain peaks done in terrazzo. Denver mountain parks are unique. Maintained by the City and County of Denver, this system is comprised of 24 individual parks covering 14,000 acres west and southwest of thee city. All are readily accessible by and excellent network of highways. Five recreational areas are located in the Denver Metro area.
Sloans Lake Denver – Sheridan Blvd and 17th
Cherry Creek Recreational Area
1 mile s. of I-225 on Parker Rd.
Chatfield Dam Recreational Area
SW of Denver on C-470
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
30 miles W. of Denver
Roxborough State Park
25 Miles S. of Denver on Highway 85
5800 South Powhatan Rd., 2 miles east of Gun Club Road on Quincy
Rocky Mountain National Park
265,000 acres, near Estes Park, northcentral CO
Activities: camping, hiking, fishing, rock climbing, picnicking.
Features: Visitor Center. 91 peaks over 11,000 ft. Small glaciers and volcanoes. Longs Peak. Trail ridge Road. 355 miles of trails.
Telephone: (303) 586-2371