As the first leaves of fall descend upon the plains, it reminds us to take advantage the postcard we live in and Colorado's fall colors.
1. Caribou Ranch, Nederland
Just up Boulder Canyon, shy of Peak to Peak Hwy, rests the charming mountain town of Nederland. Nearby Caribou Ranch open space offers sweeping vistas of interconnected aspen forests.
2. Chautauqua, Boulder
Do the Flatirons ever offer a bad view? Enjoy one of several hikes up and around Chautauqua to appreciate the yellow aspen leaves against a background of golden prairie grass and red flagstone.
3. Gunbarrel, Between Boulder and Longmont
Most people don't think of Gunbarrel as a leaf viewing destination, however both Twin Lake Park and walking trails around Boulder Country Club offer