Colorado — National Park Explorers

Category: Colorado

  • Golden Gate Canyon State Park

    Golden Gate Canyon State Park

    Golden Gate Canyon is a 12,000-acre state park just to the west of Boulder, Colorado and only 30 miles from Denver.     The dogs […]

     
  • Arapaho National Forest

    Arapaho National Forest

    Arapaho National Forest consists of 723,744 acres of forest in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.     We camped along a forest road for three […]

     
  • Mueller State Park

    Mueller State Park

    Mueller is a 5,112-acre state park in Colorado not too far from Colorado Springs.  The highlight of the park is an impressive view of Pikes […]

     
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  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon of the Gunnison is a 30,750-acre national park in Colorado.  It’s named the Black Canyon because its walls are so steep that sunlight […]

     
  • Colorado National Monument

    Colorado National Monument

    Colorado National Monument protects 20,500 acres of canyons and giant rock formations in western Colorado.  The most famous of these formations is Independence Monument, the […]

     
  • Planned Stop #50: Eldorado Canyon

    Planned Stop #50: Eldorado Canyon

    Eldorado Canyon State Park is located near the city of Boulder, Colorado.  The 885 acre park consists of two areas, the Inner Canyon (developed area) […]

     
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  • Planned Stop #51: Golden Gate Canyon

    Planned Stop #51: Golden Gate Canyon

    Golden Gate Canyon State Park is located northwest of Golden, Colorado. The 11,998-acre Front Range park was established in 1960 has 36 miles of hiking […]

     
  • Planned Stop #52: Roxborough

    Planned Stop #52: Roxborough

    Roxborough State Park in Colorado is known for its dramatic red sandstone formations.  The 3,339-acre park was established in 1975 and recognized as a National […]

     
  • Planned Stop #53: Mueller

    Planned Stop #53: Mueller

    Mueller State Park in Colorado encompasses 5,112 acres northwest of Colorado Springs.  There are 55 miles of hiking trails, biking, camping year-round, hunting, hiking, horseback […]

     
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  • Planned Stop #54: Great Sand Dunes

    Planned Stop #54: Great Sand Dunes

    Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is located in Colorado and was created by the U.S. Congress in 2004.  The park contains approximately 85,000 […]

     
  • Planned Stop #55: Black Canyon of the Gunnison

    Planned Stop #55: Black Canyon of the Gunnison

    Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is located in western Colorado.  The park contains 12 miles of the 48-mile long canyon of the Gunnison […]

     
 
 
 

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