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Posts Tagged With ‘ Colorado outdoors ’


Outdoor Pic of the Day – Boulder Flatirons from Erie, CO

September 17th, 2022

Erie is just west of Interstate 25, with easy access to Interstate 70, Denver International Airport, and the entire Front Range of Colorado. The Planning Area of Erie is 48 square miles in size, stretching from the north side of State Highway 52 south to State Highway 7, and between US 287 on the west and Interstate 25 on the east. Erie is 35 minutes from Denver International Airport, 25 minutes from downtown Denver, and 20 minutes from Boulder. The town was named after the former home of early settler Richard Van Valkenburg in Erie, Pennsylvania.  Read More

Pic of the Day – Arkansas River

August 14th, 2022

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Longs Peak (14,259′) from Boulder, CO ~ Photo of the Day

March 23rd, 2022

This photo was taken this afternoon in Boulder from Douglass Elementary School. Longs Peak may be seen from most of the northern Front Range Urban Corridor, as well as from Longmont, Colorado. It is one of Colorado’s most conspicuous mountains, towering 9,000 feet (2,700 meters) over the Great Plains’ western boundary. The summit is named for Major Stephen Harriman Long, who is credited with being the first to observe the Front Range on June 30, 1820, while on a government-sponsored expedition. Mount Meeker, which is close by and has an elevation of 13,911 feet, is frequently referred... Read More

Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary Hosts Inaugural Running Even

March 23rd, 2022

Erie, CO – On Saturday, April 16, 2022, Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary will hold its first-ever 5K/10K race, titled the Ahimsa-thon. The event will take place on their beautiful Erie-based property. Runners will pass by the animal residents of Luvin Arms while taking in panoramic views of the Front Range. Vegan Van, Green Bus Cafe, and Solstice Sweets will provide delicious plant-based food and drinks at the event. The Sanctuary will also hold a Spring treasure hunt and a cruelty-free crafting tent, in honor of Easter Weekend. What is Ahimsa? A Sanskrit word, Ahimsa means respect for all living... Read More

The Gross Reservoir Expansion Project And Future Changes

September 24th, 2018

While the reservoir will remain open throughout construction, there will be some changes and areas that are temporarily closed. The attached graphic outlines the anticipated schedule and impacts. Denver Water strives to provide Boulder and Denver residents with the latest information on how recreational activities will be impacted during the planned expansion of Gross Reservoir this season and beyond.      Read More