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Word to the Wise if You Plan to Climb Mt. Garfield During Wet Weather

You can look forward to cooler temperatures this weekend, and that's ideal for climbing western Colorado's Mt. Garfield. There's a chance of rain for Friday night and early Saturday morning, and that can be a real game changer. Here are a few things to consider before you head out.

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Devil's Causeway Hike
Zane Mathews

Devil’s Causeway is Perfect Hike For Colorado Thrill Seekers

For thrill seekers wanting to experience a bit more than just a walk along a peaceful trail, the Devil's Causeway is the perfect hike.

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Palisade Rim Trail
Waylon Jordan

You Owe Yourself an Early Morning Hike on the Palisade Rim Trail

You've been breaking your back all year, and you owe it to yourself to enjoy a breathtaking getaway just down the road. Set the alarm and enjoy an early morning walk on Western Colorado's Palisade Rim Trail. Take a look at last Sunday morning's hike.

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Biking on the Riverfront Trail
Zane Mathews

Vote Now: What is the Grand Valley’s #1 Recreational Activity?

People by the scores visit the western slope for the recreational activities it offers. While countless people choose to live here because of them. It's time to settle the score one and for all -- what is the Grand Valley's #1 recreational activity?

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Graffiti at Hanging Lake
U.S. Forest Service - White River National Forest​ ​​via Facebook

Instagram Account Shames People Who Trash Colorado Trails

In response to the recent vandalism at Hanging Lake and other trails or scenic areas in Colorado, there's now a place where you see photos of the people and places that are 'Trail Trash.'

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You Can Be a Part of the Restoration of Colorado’s Hanging Lake

How would you like to be involved in restoring one of the most magnificent sites in the world? Western Colorado's Hanging Lake is overdue for some upgrades and repairs, and your time and skills are in demand. Would you like to volunteer for this amazing project?

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Rule for Floating on the Colorado River
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Five Rules to Float the Colorado River

Floating the Colorado River is a popular springtime and summer activity in Colorado and here are five rules you need to know when you float the river.

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Ray Michaels
Ray Michaels

10 Nearby National Parks You Can Visit for Free This Weekend

From the Grand Valley, you're no more than a few hours drive to some of the more beautiful National Parks/Monuments in the nation. In celebration of National Park Week here are five in Colorado and five in neighboring Utah.

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Hanging Lake
Zane Mathews

Hanging Lake Could Close Due to Ignorant Human Beings

Thanks to a bozo armed with a can of spray paint, one of the most magnificent attractions in Western Colorado could be closed until summer.

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Amazing Colorado Places You May Have Never Seen
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Amazing Colorado Places You May Have Never Seen

Colorado is one of, if not the most beautiful places on the planet. Tucked away in every corner of the state are beautiful, scenic places we may never see or visit...

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Category: Outdoors, Photos, Travel

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