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Boulder County’s Top Location for Leaf-Peeping

September 26th, 2022

Aspens will turn gold at elevations ranging from 8,000 to 10,000 feet above sea level beginning in mid-September. Later in the season, from October to mid-November, the foothills are ablaze with color. If you’re looking for a place to see the aspens change colors, Boulder County has plenty of options. Among all of Boulder County’s prime leaf-viewing spots, Caribou Ranch stands out as the best. Directions:  Caribou Ranch Trailhead is located a few miles north of Nederland on CR 126. (take a sharp left after reaching the bottom of a steep hill to find the road). Follow the DeLonde Trail... Read More

Outdoor Adventure of the Week: Caribou Ranch

September 16th, 2021

There are few things as inspiring as a bluebird winter day here in Colorado, perfect for getting out and exploring, and that is exactly what I found when I arrived at Caribou Ranch Open Space earlier this week. Rich with history, this area is home to the former route of the Denver, Boulder and Western Railroad that ran from 1904 to 1919 and a place that miners once flocked to for work. You might even spot the DeLonde Barn on your way around the Bluebird Loop trail, which was once home to a recording studio that attracted many of the musical greats including Elton John, Rod Stewart, and Chicago. Caribou... Read More