View from the top of Bear Paw Loop

Mountain Biking Bear Paw Loop (Staunton State Park)

Staunton State park remains one of my most frequently forgotten, yet also favorite places to hike near Denver. The crowds aren’t too bad considering how¬†close the park is to Denver. Late September, my girlfriend and I decided to go mountain biking up to Bear Paw Loop. The new trail is very similar to the existing…

Views up the canyon

Fishing Waterton Canyon

Waterton Canyon follows the South Platte River into the mountains starting just south of Chatfield State Park. The canyon itself is beautiful and with fall just around the corner there was a lot of color on the hills. It was obvious¬†upon arriving at the parking area on the south end of the park that there…