This weekend is a great time to grab a few of your besties, some firewood, and head out to Old Monarch Pass for a moonlit ski or snowshoe. If you’ve never seen the white hills ablaze with moonlight, now’s the time!
Spectacular sunny views from the hiking and biking trails just outside of Royal Gorge Park. This time of year, there’s almost no one on them, and they’re surprisingly dry and warm. Miles and miles of easy biking and hiking trails to explore, and
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The end of their life is when you can harvest their seeds, but hold off planting them until early spring (or as late as midsummer). If you have a lawn in Colorado, please consider letting it die and replacing it with these beauties that require almost no water, and they keep the local bees healthy and happy!
Just 80 miles southeast of Salida is the sweet little town of Fort Garland, Colorado. The old army fort has been converted into a museum that offers eye-opening exhibits on local history and art. You can read about it in the August issue of Colorado Central Magazine.
S-Town was able to shoot fireworks from the top of S Mountain to punctuate their day-long celebration in Riverside Park! Big thanks to the fire department for putting on that show, as well as the performers who entertained us all day long. In the weeks ahead, don’t forget to head down to Riverside Park every Thursday evening for free concerts by a variety of great local bands. See you there!
If you’re out riding or hiking the trails of central Colorado in the next several days, you’re likely to see these gorgeous blossoms on the Kingcup cactus, also called the claret cup cactus. Get out there because these blossoms go by quickly, typically only lasting a couple of weeks at most.