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Hidden Lake: Seaman Reservoir (Colorado)

Seaman Reservoir feels like a “hidden lake” because you have to know about its existence and go on a little hike to get there. Once you climb that last hill… suddenly there it…

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Arapaho Bend – In A Colorado Minute (Week 338)

Arapaho Bend Natural Area is one of the best “parks” in Fort Collins, Colorado. You get to enjoy ponds, the Poudre River, lots of trails, and views of birds, rabbits and the Rocky…

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Watson Lake – In A Colorado Minute (Week 329)

Watson Lake is an almost hidden gem in the town of Bellvue, a few miles north-west of Fort Collins, Colorado. The 44-acre Watson Lake State Wildlife Area doesn’t just feature the lake. It…

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Red Rocks – In A Colorado Minute (Week 237)

It seems that most people know Red Rocks as a music venue. But it’s also a large park that is very worth exploring. So when Scott and I had tickets for concerts on…

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Riverbend Ponds, Fort Collins – In A Colorado Minute (Week 325)

The Riverbend Ponds Natural Area in Fort Collins is just one of many oases found within the city limits. But this one is one of my favorites. Riverbend Ponds Natural Area hovers on…

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Cobá Mayan Ruins (Mexico) – In Another Minute (312)

The Cobá Mayan ruins are the remains of an ancient Mayan city on the Yucatán Peninsula in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Cobá is located just 27 miles (44 km) north-west of Tulum, which I…

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Greyrock (Part 2: The Summit) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 311)

The Greyrock Mountain summit must be the most rewarding summit in the vicinity of Fort Collins, Colorado. It not only offers views of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains and the big sky above the…

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Mount Lemmon (Arizona) – In Another Minute (Week 305)

Mount Lemmon, just north of Tucson, Arizona, is the perfect reprieve from the heat of Tucson and the Sonoran Desert. With the summit at 9,159 feet (2,792 m), Mount Lemmon has the highest peak…

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