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Things to do … near Denver

Conundrum Creek Trail to Conundrum Hot Springs

Enjoy this 18.0-mile out-and-back trail near Aspen, Colorado. Generally considered a challenging route, it takes an average of 8 h 4 min to complete. This is a very popular area for backpacking, camping, and hiking, so you’ll likely encounter other people while exploring. The best times to visit this trail are June through October.

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre officially opened to the public on June 15, 1941. It has since become an iconic American concert venue, hosting such world-famous musicians as The Beatles, Louis Armstrong, Stevie Nicks, B.B. King, Willie Nelson, and many more.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most visited national parks in the country. With majestic peaks in every direction, wildlife roaming the valleys and some of the most incredible outdoor adventures on the planet, it is no wonder more than three million people flock to the park each year.

Pikes Peak and the Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods was an area so beloved by Charles Elliott Perkins that his family gifted it to Colorado Springs under the conditions that it be free to all visitors forever after his death. It’s a Pikes Peak Region treasure that has made visitors and locals alike swoon time and time again from the moment its red rocks first peek into view.

Garden of the Gods

Mount Evans Recreation Area & Scenic Byway

The Mount Evans Scenic Byway climbs over 7,000 feet in its 28-mile length, reaching an altitude of 14,130′ feet. Idaho Springs serves as the starting point to the byway, which is the highest paved road in North America!

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