Before developers and city hall cronies eager to serve them discovered Denver’s Central Platte Valley, this vast area in the heart of Denver was an urban wilderness, frequented only by hobos, spray-can artists and adventurers.
Colorado Recreation & Environment
Despite Glenwood’s many challenging trails, the town has several venues to quickly sooth a day’s aches and pains. Smack in the middle of town is the famous Hot Springs Pool.
This year, Colorado was blessed with an unusually high amount of spring snow that extended ski season beyond normal.
For those seeking solitude at RMNP, strapping on a backpack or saddling up a horse is the best bet.
The eastern plains of Colorado are harsh steppes of cactus, short grass and stream-cut badlands of yellow crumbly clay. Here, time is measured in terms of ancient geologic periods.
With wet Pacific storms continuing to dump snow in the Rocky Mountains, communities and government officials are nervously anticipating a delayed snowmelt which threatens flash floods and brimming reservoirs.
The beat hipsters, eyeing the ostentatious display of progress, would quickly jump the first freight out of town, that is if they could push their way to the railyards.