Now that the weather is cooperating, it's time to get out on the water! Whether you want to raft or kayak, or spend a lazy day on the lake in a pontoon, check out: bit.ly/gcl-onthewater for rental locations and where to go for the best water fun! ... Continue Reading » about Get out on the water!
From Rocky Mountain National Park to our Arapaho National Recreation Areas, Grand County is home to some of the most spectacular hiking trails anywhere in the country. After 26 years here, I have hiked tons of trails and walked hundreds of miles, but I still haven't come close to covering them all! ... Continue Reading » about Hikes in Grand County!
If you follow the local news, you will have heard about mountain lions encroaching on homes in town and taking pets from porches. If you've never seen one in person, let me tell ya, they're LIONS. Not kitties, not foxes, but big and powerful predators about the same size as their African ... Continue Reading » about Mountain Lion
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!