Denver is the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts to live because residents get all the benefits of a major city, but also close proximity to the stunning Rocky Mountains. From many homes on the Front Range, residents can look across the plains to see the towering peaks in the west just calling for an adventure. But there are still many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors within the Denver Metro Area. Here are a list of 3 popular recreation areas to check out.
Cherry Creek is a popular located for Denverites to go boating, spend a day swimming and picnicking at the beach, or enjoy the miles of trails for biking and jogging. Other available activities include camping, birding, and cross-country skiing. This outdoor haven is located just southeast of downtown Denver in Aurora.
Roxborough State Park offers 14 beautiful miles of trails just west of Denver, not quite in the mountains but with views of the incredible rock formations present there. In the winter, guests are allowed to enjoy snow-shoeing and cross-country skiing on select trails.
The explore the stunning Flatirons west of Boulder from the Chautauqua Trailhead. The round-trip hike is just under three miles but the hike is moderate to strenuous difficulty. This is an iconic spot for Coloradoans on the Front Range. Enjoy incredible views of Boulder throughout the climb.
These are just 3 popular recreation areas in the Metro Denver area but there are many, which is one of the main reasons so many people love the Front Range. To find your ideal Front Range home, contact us at The Principal Team at RE/MAX Alliance today.