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Denver Outdoors

Where To Get Your Cycle On: Denver's Best Bike Shops

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 10.26.2011 | Denver

Inspired by the Pro Cycling Challenge, underway in Colorado this week? Get your own wheels turning at these hot Denver-metro cycle shops. Bike Sour...

Be Cool, Denver: 6 Places To Get Out Of The Heat

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 09.24.2011 | Denver

Denver may be landlocked, but that doesn't mean we can't find a cool refuge - or even a sandy beach. Escape the summer heat with these watery respites...

Go Leash-Free: Denver's Best Dog Parks

| Matt Ferner | Posted 09.20.2011 | Denver

Unhook that leash and let your dog run wild at any of these dog parks -- all free of charge and open to the public. Stapleton Dog Park: With four a...

Denver's Best Skateparks

| Sheri L. Thompson and Matt Ferner | Posted 09.20.2011 | Denver

Whether you've been grinding rails for years or are still trying to identify a fun box, Denver has a skatepark to meet your needs. Here are the best o...

5 Denver Spots To Camp In Style

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 09.05.2011 | Denver

Enjoying the great outdoors without great discomfort needn’t be tricky. In fact, it can be downright luxurious. Check out these five options for get...

Take A Hike: 5 Best In Denver

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 08.20.2011 | Denver

The Rockies are full of hiking adventures, but Denverites don’t have to trek far to find worthwhile excursions. Here are five hikes worth checking o...

Denver Guide To The Perfect Picnic

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Denver

In honor of International Picnic Day on June 18, we’ve rounded up our favorite places to eat al fresco in Denver-metro -- along with nearby chow hou...

River Rafting: Denver's 6 Best Outfitters

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Denver

The snow is melting, and rivers are running fast this season. Catch wild whitewater this summer with these six Colorado rafting outfitters: River...

Best Outdoor Fitness Classes In Denver-Boulder

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 08.08.2011 | Denver

Skip the gym and the sweat-soaked smells that accompany it. Instead, lather on your sunscreen and check out these six outdoor fitness classes to get y...

Denver's Best Free Outdoor Concerts

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 08.03.2011 | Denver

There’s music in the air, thanks to the slew of free outdoor concerts throughout Denver-metro this summer. Check out our five favorite series of con...

Best Free Denver Events

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 08.01.2011 | Denver

Leave your wallet in your pocket because this week we have outdoor concerts, art celebrations and fairs -- all sans admission fees. Evergreen Lake...

Best Places For Zip Lining In Denver

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver

Zip lining – soaring above trees, canyons and other terrain with the clever use of a pulley system and spanning cable – has exploded in popularity...

Ready For Summer? Denver's Best Water Parks

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 07.15.2011 | Denver

Sure, you can have a leisurely day poolside at the local YMCA -- or you can get seriously wet ‘n’ wild at one of these local water parks. We choos...

Best Horseback Riding Near Denver

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 07.10.2011 | Denver

There's a lot of gorgeous ground to cover in Colorado -- and no better way to see it than atop a steed. Get your wild west on and check out these ridi...