A cyclist dressed warmly rides across a pathway built low over a creek.

Trails and Resources for Bicycling in Denver

The Cherry Creek Bike Path and Platte River Greenway are the main activity paths within Denver, but each extends beyond the county lines with offshoots to many other popular paths for bicycling. Author Mindy Sink points cyclists toward three popular Denver city trails and also shares useful resources for biking in Colorado.

Red Rocks Amphitheatre. © Mindy Sink.

Summer in Denver: Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment

No longer just a place for business travelers or folks passing through en route to the nearby Rocky Mountains, Denver offers tourists a one-of-a-kind experience with all things local. Denver resident Mindy Sink shares the best places to shop, eat, and play in Denver this summer.

A narrow hiking path lined with wildflowers above a deep aqua blue lake.

Hiking Essentials for Glacier National Park

Hiking in Glacier demands preparedness. Unpredictable fast-changing weather can mutate a warm summer day into wintry conditions in hours. Outdoors expert Becky Lomax tells you what to bring when hitting the trails in Glacier National Park.

At the edge of a stream, a woman casts a line into the water.

Fishing in Glacier National Park

With 27,023 acres of lakes, 563 streams, and 22 species of fish, Glacier is a place where no angler should sit with a slack line. Only a scant 10 percent of park visitors fish, so those who do typically enjoy calm vistas and a few native trout. Here are a few tips to successfully conquer Glacier’s waters.

A trio of bighorn sheep on a grassy slope with dramatic snow covered mountains behind them.

Wildlife Watching in Glacier: Tips and Hot Spots

With 60 mammal species and more than 260 species of birds, wildlife watchers keep busy in Glacier. Here are the best spots to see everything from grizzly bears to mountain goats, as well as advice to make sure you get the best views and photographs while always staying safe.