A Collection of Blog Posts Written for Colorado Parks and Wildlife


Arthur's Rock Trail

If you’re in search of a relatively short and moderate hike with spectacular views, Arthur’s Rock Trail at Lory State Park is a must. Just outside of Fort Collins and bordering Horsetooth Reservoir, Lory State Park offers a variety of trails for mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, and even climbing.

After entering the park, drive south to the very end of the main gravel road. Keep reading.


Trek to Elk Falls

There’s something about waterfalls. Perhaps it’s the sight of a seemingly endless cascade of water. Maybe it’s the repetitive sound of the falls crashing against rock. It could be the slight yet pervasive mist that arises and envelopes the scene. Whatever the reason, waterfalls are hypnotic. It’s undeniable, the draw these majestic features of the land possess.

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four reasons to visit StATE FOREST

There’s no shortage of places to visit to experience the beauty and grandeur of Colorado’s great outdoors but oftentimes, it’s easy to stick close to home and explore the same spots for a quick nature fix. For those looking for a new adventure, State Forest State Park near Walden offers idyllic, Colorado mountainscapes without the crowds of some of the more visited outdoor destinations.

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