Pine Valley Ranch Park is a not-so-well known gem that Mike and I stumbled upon a couple years ago. If you're looking for one of Colorado's grand hikes, no...it's not that. For one thing it is surrounded by the burn of the Hayman fire of 2002, which was the largest wildfire of Colorado's recorded history.… Continue reading The Best Place for an All-Day Picnic in Colorado (in our opinion)
This is Dream Lake in the Rocky Mountains, close to Estes Park. We hiked there for our anniversary a few years ago...in May! If the lake looks like this in May, think of what the hiking is like in the middle of winter! It was thrilling and beautiful all the way up. The most scary… Continue reading Hiking at Dream Lake…was truly a dream!