Colorado, Colorado Hikes, Colorado Summits

Colorado Day Hikes: Deer Creek Canyon Park

Located on the southwest edge of the Denver Metro area, Deer Creek Canyon Park is open to hikers, bikers, and equestrians. The park isn’t huge, but there are 14 miles (22.5 km) of trails including routes to the park’s two highest points: Plymouth Mountain and Bill Couch Mountain. Like all Jefferson County Open Space parks,… Continue reading Colorado Day Hikes: Deer Creek Canyon Park


Day Hikes in: Conifer, Colorado

A while back, I put together a post about a handful of short hikes near the Colorado mountain town of Evergreen. Today I’ll be doing the same thing for a different – but nearby – location: Conifer. The town of Conifer is located along Highway 285 about 30 minutes west of Denver. As 285 is… Continue reading Day Hikes in: Conifer, Colorado