On Thursday, May 12, 2022, we walked for about three miles on the Sulphur Gulch Trail in Parker, Colorado. This is a trail that we walk on frequently. We have seen deer, ducks, frogs, and snakes on our walks. Today my son and I spotted turtles resting on a log in the water. The first […]
On Sunday, March 13, 2022, I went to Cherry Creek Colorado State Park in Aurora, Colorado. I discovered a new trail that was near the Wetland Loop parking area. Once I got to the water I took a left to walk along the dirt trail. There were some trees down along the path. I wasn’t
On Friday, March 25, 2022, we went to Chatfield Colorado State Park in Littleton, Colorado. We had not been to this park in a long time. I wanted to visit the visitor’s center first in search of a magnet to add to my magnet collection. We drove in that direction but I got distracted by
On Sunday, March 21, 2022, I went to St. Vrain Colorado State Park. The park is about 40-minutes north of Denver in Firestone. This was one of the adventures that I decided to go on by myself. I was ready for a day of exploring and taking my time. I literally had all day. I
17 Mile House Farm Park is a 155-year-old farm in Centennial that offers special events, trails, tours, and history. This is a hidden gem that is often overlooked by locals as they pass by it on Parker Road. In 1983, the 17 Mile House Farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There
Aurora Reservoir Address Aurora Reservoir is at 5800 South Powhaton Road, Aurora, Colorado 80016. Aurora Reservoir is towards the southeastern part of Aurora. The reservoir is 40 minutes Denver, 1 hour from Colorado Springs, and 1 hour 22 minutes from Fort Collins. Nearby attractions include Cherry Creek State Park, Plains Conservation Center, and Quincy Reservoir.
Barr Lake State Park is part of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife System. This 2,715-acre park in Brighton, Colorado, offers a boardwalk, birding opportunities and wildlife viewing stations. This state park is a 15-minute drive from the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. Table of Contents Entering The Park There is one entrance to enter the
Boyd Lake State Park is part of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife System. This 2,082-acre park in Loveland, Colorado, offers a sandy beach area, trails, and a marina. This state park is close to Benson Sculpture Garden, Lake Loveland, and Devils Backbone Open Space. Table of Contents Entering Boyd Lake State Park There is one
Hammond’s Candies is a Denver-based candy retail store and factory. They opened in 1920. Now they make over 10 million candy canes a year. You can watch the candy being made on the Hammond’s Factory Tour! The factory is near the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge. Table of Contents Hammond’s Factory Tour Hammond’s is at 5735
Lory State Park is part of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife System. This 2,600-acre park in Bellvue, Colorado, offers a waterfall, fishing, and boating. Lory State Park is close to Bellvue-Watson State Fish Hatchery and Horsetooth Reservoir.