Eldorado Canyon State Park near Boulder, Colorado

Eldorado Canyon State Park is located ten minutes south of Boulder, Colorado in an area where golden cliffs rise seven hundred feet on either side of the picturesque South Boulder Creek. The park is popular with climbers, but there are easy hiking trails and picnic areas for those looking for a less strenuous way to spend the day. There is an $8 fee Read More …

Fossil Creek Reservoir

  The Fossil Creek Reservoir, near Fort Collins Colorado, is a great place to take a leisurely stroll in an “important bird area”. It’s situated close to I-25, so it even makes a nice rest stop on a road trip through Colorado. I’ve seen bald eagles, hawks, blue herons, wood ducks, mallards, cormorants, pelicans, and many other birds while walking the 2.5 miles of Read More …