Terry Trueblood Recreation Area – Iowa City, Iowa

The Terry Trueblood Recreation Area is located on the south side of Iowa City and, specifically, on the the corner of South Gilbert Street and McCollister Boulevard. Continue reading “Terry Trueblood Recreation Area – Iowa City, Iowa”

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Snowshoeing to Nymph, Dream, & Emerald Lakes – Estes Park, CO

Rocky Mountain National Park’s Bear Lake trailhead is located 20 minutes from downtown Estes Park, Colorado. Continue reading “Snowshoeing to Nymph, Dream, & Emerald Lakes – Estes Park, CO”

Porcupine Creek Trail – Snowshoeing – Big Sky, MT

Porcupine Creek Trail is in Big Sky, Montana. We stayed at the Big Sky Resort so for us it was a 35 minute drive to the trail. We rented snowshoes from Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports and from there it is only 15 minutes to the trail. Continue reading “Porcupine Creek Trail – Snowshoeing – Big Sky, MT”

Brainard Lake – Snowshoeing, Hiking, Camping – Ward, Colorado

Brainard Lake is located in Ward, Colorado and part of the Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests. Directions: turn left (i.e., west) off of CO-72 onto Brainard Lake road and drive 5-6 miles to the trailhead. We visited in early May so there was still a lot of snow on the roads and trails. Continue reading “Brainard Lake – Snowshoeing, Hiking, Camping – Ward, Colorado”

Roxborough State Park – Hiking South Rim Trail – Denver, Colorado

Roxborough State Park is 30 miles south of downtown Denver, Colorado and 13 miles southwest of the intersection of CO-470 and US-85. Continue reading “Roxborough State Park – Hiking South Rim Trail – Denver, Colorado”