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Rocky Mountains, Colorado

#21 of 243 in Nature in Colorado
Must see · Mountain · Geologic Formation
Experience the alpine climate in the Rocky Mountains. Test your mountaineering skills by hiking on 560 km (350 mi) of trails. The region includes easy, paved hiking trails, moderate dirt trails for hiking and biking, and moutaineering trails for serious backpackers and climbers. You can fish in a variety of lakes and streams, or try rafting for an adrenaline rush. The area is known for the mountain scenery, meadows, and wildlife--including elk, bears, pikas, and marmots. You can also go horseback riding, kayaking, or mountain biking. For Rocky Mountains and beyond, use our New Castle trip maker to get the most from your New Castle vacation.
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  • Amazing views though parts of the drive gave me anxiety. 😳. Lots of pullover spots. I guess it was too hot to see animals. Definitely too hot for me to go hiking after them. Between the heat...  more »
  • we started are day early so we could hopefully see some wildlife. it was a cool morning but we got great views of the mule deer, female and male elk. the views from the summit was awesome. the back...  more »

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