Category Archive: Colorado Hikes

5 Great National Forests in Colorado

Colorado is a great place to go camping during the summer months. There are many wonderful destinations to choose from, including several of America’s National Forests. Here are my picks for five of the best ones: San Juan National Forest TheĀ San Juan National ForestĀ is located near Durango. It features three large camping areas. Some of …

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McInnis Canyon NCA offers Outdoor Opportunities

Photo: Matt Mcgrath

McInnis Canyons National Conservation area is a real Colorado Gem. Ample opportunities for hiking, mountain biking and boating abound. Located just west of Colorado National Monument, this 123,00 acre area contains the second largest concentration of arches in North America. The conservation area is a vast desert landscape typifying the terrain found throughout the Colorado …

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3 Fun Hikes near Colorado Springs


Garden of the Gods Any list of hikes near Colorado Springs should include at least one jaunt in or near the Garden of the Gods. The park is not to be missed. Viewing the rock formations within the boundaries and it’s easy to understand how the park was bestowed its namesake. There are several trails …

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