Work begins On Alluvial Fan Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park
Culture / Hiking/Backcountry

Work begins On Alluvial Fan Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK Construction is beginning on a new accessible pedestrian trail in the Alluvial Fan area between the existing east and west parking lots with a new bridge across the Roaring River. The construction is expected to last through next fall. While construction is taking place, there will be closures in the sections where the … Continue reading

Celebrate winter season in Colorado with new events, attractions, lodging, more
Colorado / Get Out of Town

Celebrate winter season in Colorado with new events, attractions, lodging, more

DENVER Colorado is heading into a winter filled with new offerings for visitors. From soaring down the mountain year-round on four new mountain coasters, skiing 468 acres of new terrain at Arapahoe Basin and celebrating Snowmass’ 50th anniversary, to exciting hotel and restaurant openings and unique packages and experiences, Colorado is filled with winter fun … Continue reading

Celtic festival marches into Estes Park
Culture / Music

Celtic festival marches into Estes Park

By Doug Fox ESTES PARK It’s pageantry, patriotism, spirit and spectacle all wrapped into one fabulous weekend, Sept. 7-10, at the Estes Park Fairgrounds. The Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival marks its 41st anniversary with this year’s performances and displays. Tattoo Estes kicks things off at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 7, with bagpipe and military bands … Continue reading

Estes Park Museum hosts Hayden’s Surveys: An Illustrated Presentation, Aug. 31
Culture

Estes Park Museum hosts Hayden’s Surveys: An Illustrated Presentation, Aug. 31

Professor Tom Huber ESTES PARK Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden viewed Colorado as the next best place for mining and resource development for the United States following the Civil War. His well-known survey created during the 1870s was intended to hasten that process. Tom Huber, Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, selected … Continue reading

Lazy B Chuckwagon and Show making, preserving lifelong memories
Culture / Food & Drink / Music

Lazy B Chuckwagon and Show making, preserving lifelong memories

By Jeffrey V. Smith ESTES PARK The Lazy B Chuckwagon and Show, now in the second season of its modern era, delivers a “delightful mix” of family-friendly cowboy music, skits and humor, accompanied by an authentic, “gold-standard” cowboy dinner. But it’s more than that. Much more. The production, which takes place in the historic Elkhorn … Continue reading

Colorado’s Autumn inspires awe with colorful getaways, drives, festivals
Colorado / Get Out of Town

Colorado’s Autumn inspires awe with colorful getaways, drives, festivals

COLORADO Plan an awe-inspiring road trip through Colorado this fall, and experience the Centennial State in all its glory.  Soak in the scenery as the aspen leaves show off their brilliant yellow, red and orange hues, and take advantage of Colorado’s mild-temperatures, sunny days and blue bird skies. Enjoy hiking, biking, or horseback riding on … Continue reading