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Major Supplier: Hiking the Platte River Trail #654

Platte River Trail is located in Pike National Forest near the town of Lake George, CO. While this section of the South Platte River has been a longtime favorite for angler’s, the hiking trail that skirts the river is a great way to see the South Platte up and close...even if you're not fishing.

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Viewmaster: Hiking Rampart Reservoir Trail #700

Pikes Peak draws huge amounts of tourism into Colorado Springs—and for good reason. The Peak dominates the skyline, and has been providing a beacon to westward-bound travelers long before Zebulon Pike.

If you’re looking for another vantage point to take in all the Pikes Peak grandeur, and you want to do it while on a hike, then head up to Woodland Park for a trek around Rampart Reservoir.

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Winter Adventure: Snowshoeing in Breckenridge

While some people might associate modern-day Breckenridge as a winter activities haven, it’s history is firmly planted in the “Pike’s Peak or Bust!” Colorado Gold Rush. A snowshoeing trip along French Gulch gave me an opportunity to play in the snow, and connect to the prospector past of early Breckenridge.

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On The Up-and-Up: Hiking Upper Columbine Trail in North Cheyenne Cañon

The Columbine Trail, in North Cheyenne Cañon, starts near the Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center, and ends near Helen Hunt Falls. While you can hike the complete trail, you can also divide it up into sections. I’m starting in reverse with Upper Columbine Trail.

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