Rockhounding In Colorado: Where To Find Geodes

Rockhounding In Colorado: Where To Find Geodes

This Is Where To Find Geodes In Colorado The disease strikes when least expected. You’re out for a hike and something on the path catches your eye. You see a small fossil, a shiny stone or a glimmering crystal and, naturally, you pick it up. Soon, the ground becomes a...
Scenic Byway: Gold Belt Tour

Scenic Byway: Gold Belt Tour

Cars creep along a ledge chiseled from a steep cliff. A creek tumbles through a granite gorge 200 feet below. While drivers rivet their eyes on the narrow road, passengers crane their necks to marvel at the view. For many travelers, this white-knuckle, eye-popping...
Colorado River Headwaters

Colorado River Headwaters

High in Rocky Mountain National Park, the Colorado River is a mere ribbon of water as it starts flowing westward, gathering momentum, breadth and depth on the descent. The Colorado River Headwaters Scenic and Historic Byway accompanies this treasured water source for...
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

Long before tourists arrived, a lone Englishwoman explored the vastness of what is now Rocky Mountain National Park. Isabella Bird’s sojourn here came in the fall and early winter of 1873, not long after the mountain man and before the first pioneers built ranches...
Keystone Ghost Towns

Keystone Ghost Towns

 Keystone’s reputation as an outstanding skiing and mountain biking region often overshadows other fun things to do in Summit County, but whether you visit during winter or summer, you’ll find plenty of recreation options besides these two popular...