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Exploring Grand Lake and Western Rocky Mountain National Park on Horseback

Grand Lake Horseback Riding

Horseback riding is a must-do activity when visiting Rocky Mountain National Park; it is a great way to explore more terrain than we can hike in a day. We booked with Sombrero Ranches, in Grand Lake, which provides scenic rides around the western side of the national park. Perfect for couples, families, and groups of friends. [Read more…]

Canoeing on Grand Lake, the Largest Natural Body of Water in Colorado

Canoeing Grand Lake

On our trip to Colorado last summer, Jeff and I set aside one day of our Rocky Mountain National Park vacation to do a canoe tour of scenic Grand Lake — the largest deepest natural body of water in Colorado and part of the Colorado River headwaters, and to explore the historic town of Grand Lake, situated on the north shore of the lake. [Read more…]

Scenic Cozy Romantic Rocky Mountain National Park Lodging at Moose Cabin in Grand Lake

Moose Cabin deck view

Adorable cozy Moose Cabin, on the less crowded side of Rocky Mountain National Park, provides clean scenic easy access to the national park. Set on beautiful Shadow Mountain Lake — enjoy all the beauty of the national park, without the crowds, and with all the comforts of home. [Read more…]

A Short Family-Friendly Hike To Holzwarth Historic Site In Rocky Mountain National Park

Holzwarth Historic Site

An easy family-friendly 1-mile roundtrip hike through time in the Kawuneeche Valley area of Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). The guest ranching and homesteading eras of RMNP are preserved in a dozen or so historic buildings on the site of Never Summer Ranch. [Read more…]

Hiking the Colorado River Headwaters in Rocky Mountain National Park — No Party Boats Here!

Colorado River Headwaters

A moderate 9 mile hike in Rocky Mountain National Park towards the headwaters of the mighty Colorado River! [Read more…]