5 Budget-Friendly Hiking Spots in Colorado

…because you don’t have to be rich to enjoy the mountains.

Deep blue, cloudy sky set over the mountains of Idaho Springs. Just below the mountain line is a small town with older buildings. Point of view: driving into Idaho Springs.
Idaho Springs, CO Photo by Cecilia

After a decade of living in muggy, humid Houston, I can say with great certainty that moving to Colorado at the end of 2020 was one of the best decisions I’d ever made. For the first time, my dogs could roam freely over a cornucopia of grassy landscapes and mountainous terrain. The weather was…

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