• Fish Creek Falls

    The trailhead for Fish Creek Falls is about three miles outside of the town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Stop at the pay station to purchase the day use fee. There are two parking areas: one will be on your left driving in, and the larger lot–which is closer to the Read more [...]

  • Golden Gate Canyon State Park

    More than 12,000 acres of dense forest, rocky peaks, and aspen-rimmed meadows laced with miles of trails awaiting the hiker, horseback rider, mountain biker and winter sports enthusiast at Golden Gate Canyon State Park. Dogs are permitted in the campgrounds and on all of the trails at Golden Gate. They Read more [...]

  • Helen Hunt Falls

    Map – short trail Map – long trail The small parking area nearest to the waterfall is often full, so visitors will need to drive further up into the canyon to additional parking. The Helen Hunt Falls area is a trailhead to several hikes in the canyon, so the parking areas Read more [...]

  • Highline Lake State Park

    No matter the season, Highline Lake State Park is a diverse and welcome retreat. Connected to miles of trails and close to communities, the park makes an ideal base camp for exploring the Grand Junction area. Whether passing through on mountain bikes, or as an end destination, the park welcomes Read more [...]

  • Hovenweep National Monument

    Location: Along the border between southeast Utah and southwest Colorado, just north and west of Cortez, CO. Note: Do not use GPS to find your way. Follow driving directions on the NPS website. Visitors are often pleasantly surprised to learn that pets are allowed on trails and in the campground at Hovenweep, however, they must Read more [...]

  • Jackson Lake State Park

    This park is an “Oasis in the Plains,” for swimming, boating, fishing and waterskiing. But that’s not all… Jackson Lake is ranked one of the “Top 15 Park Beaches” by Reserve America. Anglers, boaters, or naturalists realizing there’s too much fun for just one day enjoy the variety of water or land-based recreation land-based facilities found here. Dogs are welcome Read more [...]