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Allenspark - includes Meeker Park & Raymond - North Central, Colorado

Located just 17 miles northeast of the city of Boulder, Allenspark has an elevation of 8,521'. Allenspark at one time was hot spot of ski jumping. Between the years 1922 and 1940, skiers came for tournaments held in Allenspark. Great for rest and relaxation from the big cities, Allenspark has a population of 183.

Bailey & Pine Area - includes Shawnee - North Central, Colorado

Southwest of Denver is the Bailey & Pine Area. Near all the amenities of Denver but with a flare of mountain life, this destination is nothing short of spectacular. Anglers will find fishing paradise among the many rivers in the area. A herd of around 200 bighorn sheep have taken up residence near Bailey.

Boulder - includes Louisville - North Central, Colorado

Boulder, Colorado has expanded over the past 100 years from a once small town to a thriving city. This city is the home of the University of Colorado Buffaloes. Spend a day at Boulder Reservoir where you can swim, sail and water ski during the summer months. Hiking, mountain bike and cross-country ski trails abound in and around town.

Colorado Springs Metro - includes Black Forest, Colorado Springs, Fountain & Monument - South Central, Colorado

Nestled at the base of majestic Pikes Peak - the historic mountain that inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write "America the Beautiful" - Colorado Springs and its surrounding area offer an endless number of thrilling activities.

Denver Area - includes Arvada, Aurora, Brighton, Castle Rock, Elbert, Englewood, Fort Lupton, Golden, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Lakewood, Littleton, Westminster & Wheat Ridge - North Central, Colorado

Denver and its surrounding area provides visitors and locals plenty of adventures within just 1 hour of driving. Whether you want to get away from the big city lights or venture through the cultural Mecca, adventures to suit your fancy await.

Denver Mountain Area - includes Black Hawk, Central City, Conifer, Empire, Evergreen, Genesee, Georgetown, Idaho Springs, Idledale & Morrison - North Central, Colorado

Along I-70 in the Mountains near Denver you will enjoy the natural hot springs in Idaho Springs. Working gold mines, mountain lakes and historic sites provide a look into the beginnings of Colorado mountain life. Central City and Black Hawk offer legalized gambling for the high stakes type. Central City is also home to the world-renowned Central City Opera House.

Estes Park Area - includes Drake, Glen Haven & Lyons - North Central, Colorado

A popular destination for Colorado travelers and residents alike. The town offers easy access to hiking, mountain biking, shopping, fishing and wildlife for a day trip from Denver. Rocky Mountain National Park resides minutes east of town proper.

Fort Collins - includes Wellington - North Central, Colorado

North of Denver along Interstate 25, Fort Collins brings the majestic Rocky Mountains and wide open plains together. Horsetooth Mountain Park, just a few miles west of the city, provides a mountain playground full of trails for hikers, bikers and horseback riders.

Greeley - includes Evans - North Central, Colorado

East of Interstate 25, Greeley is home to the University of Northern Colorado and the Greeley Stampede. Greeley is an exceptional place for history enthusiasts.


Loveland is a popular place for fishing and water sports. Boyd Lake State Park is northeast of town and Carter Lake is a short drive southwest.

Nederland - includes Eldora - North Central, Colorado

The Peak-to-Peak Highway stretches along the Front Range from Central City to Estes Park and highlights Colorado's mountain scenery, history and culture. Railroad buffs will want to drive up the grade of the Rollins Pass railroad, or seek out the route of the Switzerland Trail narrow-gauge to the small towns where Colorado's first gold strikes were made.


The last railroad spike of the Kansas Pacific's line to Denver was driven near Strasburg in 1870. On I-70, there's a myriad of things to see and do. Located on Colorado's high plains, Strasburg is a convenient stopping point while traveling.

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National Parks

Rocky Mountain National Park - Book-ended by the towns of Grand Lake and Estes Park, this 265,828-acre, wildlife-filled park offers dozens of trails for hiking, snowshoeing, biking and cross-country skiing. The park's Trail Ridge Road is the highest continuous paved road in the world.

Scenic Byways

Lariat Loop Scenic Byway Map - Colorado's only urban byway, this 33-mile loop passes through the towns of Denver's Mountain Area, running from Golden and passing through Genesee, Evergreen and Morrison. Visit Buffalo Bill Cody's grave and Red Rocks Park, home to stunning rock formations and its famous natural amphitheater.

Peak to Peak Scenic Byway Map - This 55-mile route, which starts in Central City and runs north to Estes Park along Colorado Highways 72 & 7, passes through some of Colorado's most popular destinations. Drivers can visit Rocky Mountain National Park, Allenspark, ghost towns, gold mines and historic Black Hawk.

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