One of the biggest struggles our Forest Rangers face is teaching visitors to have a healthy respect for our free ranging friends. Protect yourself and the beautiful animals that call this area home by keeping your distance and not sharing ‘people’ food with them. Ever. ... Continue Reading » about RESPECT WILDLIFE!
Grand County is very popular with tourists and out of town visitors in nearly every season. Plenty of snow in the winter means lots of skiers, snowboarders, snowshoers, etc. Cooler high altitude temperatures, multiple lakes and plenty of National Forest access means that our summers are busy ... Continue Reading » about Tips to Enjoy your travel Better.
I've posted before about dog-friendly summer hikes, but there are even MORE options for puppy playtime in the winter! Before heading out, remember that leashes are required in most areas, and we aren't the only ones that feel the cold - investing in some paw wax or booties and maybe a coat or ... Continue Reading » about Dog-friendly Hikes: Winter Edition!
Have you ever skied on a frozen lake? There's a certain feeling, a tingling in the feet that I get when, even though I know the ice is very thick, I am out there. On a lake that just a few months ago I paddled across in my kayak. And then. No cars, no people, no noise but nature and my own ... Continue Reading » about No Boat Required
Many visitors to Grand County are disappointed to find that dogs are not allowed on hiking trails in Rocky Mountain National Park. But never fear! As dog lovers ourselves, we're here to share some of our favorite pet-preferred paths. Grand Lake/Granby: Monarch Lake Loop - this 4 mile trail is ... Continue Reading » about Dog-Friendly Hiking in Grand County