Front Range around Denver, Colorado Attractions
The Front Range Travel Region in Colorado includes the counties of Larimer, Weld, Boulder, Clear Creek, Jefferson, Douglas, Adams, Gilpin and Arapahoe. Highlights of the region include the cities of Denver and Boulder.
Rocky Mountain National Park encompasses an area of the Rocky Mountains, along the Continental Divide. In the high regions of the park are icefields, meadows, lakes, and streams.
Roosevelt National Forest
Round Rocky Mountain National Park are great expanses of forest, now a popular recreation area for the people of Denver well equipped to cater for vacationists with scenic highways, cableways, ski-lifts and skiing pistes.Roosevelt National Forest is named after Theodore Roosevelt, who created the National Forest System.
Clear Creek County
Clear Creek County is one of nine counties in Colorado's Front Range travel region.
From Idaho Springs the highest mountain road in the United States runs steeply up past the beautifully situated Echo Lake to the alpine pastures on Mount Evans (14,266ft/4,348m). From the summit there are breathtaking panoramic views out over the mountains and valley below. A variety of wildlife also frequents the area. At these elevations it is not uncommon to see mountain goats, big horn sheep, marmots, and pika.The Mount Evans Highway (State Highway 5) is a seasonal road which is closed during the winter months, usually reopening in late May. Opening dates may be weather dependant. Mount Evans gets particularly busy on summer weekends. Weekdays and early mornings are some of the less visited hours and may be a better option for people looking to escape large crowds, and find parking.
Larimer County is the seventh largest county in Colorado, and part of the Front Range travel region.
Address: 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2713, United States
Loveland is a town located south of Fort Collins at the mouth of Big Thompson River Canyon. The town of Loveland has 27 public parks, art galleries, antique shops, as well as outdoor sports and recreation opportunities.
Loveland Museum and Gallery
The Loveland Museum and Gallery in downtown Loveland hosts exhibits, art classes, workshops and poetry readings. The exhibits on the natural and cultural history of the Big Thompson Valley are highlighted as well as regional, national and international work in the art gallery.
Mariana Butte Golf Course
Berthoud is a town of 5,000 people that is also known as the Garden Spot of Colorado.
Weld County is one of nine counties in Colorado's Front Range travel region.
Address: Union Pacific Railroad Depot, 902 7th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80631-4106, United States
Fort Vasquez Museum, Platteville
Fort Vasquez is a reconstructed fur trading post built around 1835. The founders Louis Vasquez and Andrew Sublette employed many of their mountain-man friends.
Vrain State Park (formerly Barbour Ponds State Park)
Located between Denver and Fort Collins off Interstate 25 is Vrain State Park. This park is an ideal destination for camping, fishing and bird watching.