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Coyote Ridge – In A Colorado Minute (Week 363)

Coyote Ridge Natural Area (Larimer County, Colorado) is perfectly situated between Ft. Collins and Loveland and right where¬†the Great Plains meet the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The only catch: no dogs allowed….

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Colorado Wildlife – In A Colorado Minute (Week 351)

Colorado wildlife is abundant! No surprise – with all the undisturbed nature around. What I did find surprising is the presence of pelicans, seagulls and antelopes – and to see prairie dogs right…

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Cherokee Park Road (80C) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 335)

Cherokee Park Road (County Road 80C) is a 32-mile dirt road that takes you through lovely vistas of the Laramie Foothills on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains in Northern Colorado. Cherokee…

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Eagle’s Nest Open Space – In A Colorado Minute (Week 334)

Eagle’s Nest Open Space features 755 acres of nature, about 5 miles of trails, access to the North Fork of the Cache la Poudre River and beautiful views of Eagle’s Nest Mountain and…

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First Snow – In A Colorado Minute (Week 292)

This week (on Thanksgiving no less) Fort Collins, Colorado got its real first snow. The heavy grey clouds, the dark water of Horsetooth Reservoir, and the powdery snow on the ground and on…

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Gateway Natural Area, Fort Collins – In A Colorado Minute (Week 253)

The Gateway Natural Area of Fort Collins, Colorado, is actually about 15 miles northwest of the city of Fort Collins, just off Poudre Canyon Highway (Colorado State Highway 14). Formerly known as Gateway…

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South St. Vrain Canyon – In A Colorado Minute (Week 231)

The fast drive through stunning South St. Vrain Canyon (along South St. Vrain Creek aka St. Vrain River) was actually an accidental one. When we drove (and filmed) the Peak-to-Peak Scenic Byway in…

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Seaman Reservoir – In A Colorado Minute (Week 218)

Seaman Reservoir is a hidden oasis just a short drive north-west of Fort Collins, Colorado. Tugged away behind hills along Poudre Canyon Road (Highway 14), it’s accessed through the Gateway Natural Area, which…

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