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Outdoor Adventure of the Week: Chautauqua Park

August 8th, 2022

With temperatures soaring,  it’s a really great time to explore your own backyard, also known as Chautauqua Park. When you think of getting out for a hike on the weekend, it is easy to let your mind wander towards the mountains for a day of activity in the sun, but this local park is the perfect spot to enjoy the sun and get a good workout, and the best part is you get to avoid the drive (and the mountain traffic!). Dating back to 1898, Chautauqua Park holds the National Historic Landmark designation and has become one of the most popular destinations for Boulderites seeking an adrenaline... Read More

The Best Place in Boulder to Watch the Sun Set

July 4th, 2022

Like a classic “look-out point” Legion Park sits on a hill peering over Boulder, the Valmont Reservoir, and the foothills leading up to the Continental Divide. You can count on most every nice sunny day (which happens a lot in Boulder) that the parking lot at Legion Park, managed by Boulder County, will be almost full of cars. The park can be found right on Arapahoe, between 65th and 75th streets. Park patrons can stay seated in their cars, just like an old drive-in theater, to watch the sun set over our little mountain town.  Or if you like you can explore down the trail. Right now... Read More

Take a Hike, Dad! The Top 4 Boulder Father’s Day Hikes to Take Your Dad On

June 18th, 2015

Yup, that’s right its Father’s Day this Sunday, May 21. (That’s also the first official day of summer!) Instead of another fancy tie or shave kit, give Dad some time together on a hike. The hikes listed below are my top Father’s day hikes around Boulder, which means they have mild grades, wider trails, and great trailhead facilities like bathrooms, picnic areas, and ample parking which makes things easier for a family. 1. Betasso preserve Betasso is a boulder favorite for mountain biking, dog walking, and of course family day hikes.  A short drive up the canyon, Betasso... Read More