Now that many of the stay at home orders throughout Colorado have started to lift, Coloradans will be flocking to the great outdoors. With all of its mountains, lakes, rivers, and trails, Colorado was made for the outdoor adventurer. With so many options available, what should you do first? Here are four of the most popular things to do in Colorado that you can’t do in many other states. Also, if you are planning to buy or sell real estate in Colorado, contact Mark Eibner today. Mark has been in the real estate business in Colorado for decades and knows the market inside and out.
Things To Do In Colorado
First of all, Colorado is known for its beautiful hiking trails. Whether you are an experienced hiker or just looking for an easy stroll through nature, Colorado has hundreds of trails for you to explore. Colorado even boasts historical paths that overlook ancient Native American artifacts. For these trails try Santa Fe Trail’s Sierra Vista Overlook near La Junta and the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument near Cortez. Colorado is also brimming with campgrounds. With campsites in 41 state parks—on more than 22 million acres of national forests and grasslands and in hundreds of private campgrounds—there are always great camping spots near you no matter where you live in Colorado.
Less well known are Colorado’s amazing waterways. Though our state is landlocked and has a dryer climate, there are plenty of lakes and rivers to enjoy by boat. If you are looking for a place to cast out your fishing line, Colorado has you covered. Try Grand Mesa Lakes near Cedaredge, Lake Pueblo State Park and Steamboat Lake State Park for some of the best catches in the state. And let’s not forget our equine friends when planning our summer activities. Colorado has many great riding trails with outfitters that you can rent a horse from. Colorado also has a abundant supply of dude and guest ranches.