6 Easy Winter Wonderland Hikes Near Denver Anyone Can Do
If you love to hike Denver’s nearby trails, but have been holding off because of cooler temperatures and snowy conditions, wait no more. Dust off those hiking boots and go ahead and get them nice and snowy on these 6 wonderful winter hikes near the Mile HIgh City. These hikes are great for beginners and families, easily accessible, and well protected from the wind. Best of all, they offer peace, solitude, and spectacular snowy landscapes.
So remember, just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you need to stay inside. Get out there and enjoy all that our beautiful state has to offer in the great outdoors.
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Remember, it’s always important to hike smart. In the winter, it’s especially crucial to be prepared for the elements. Make sure you check the weather forecast before setting out for a winter hike. Also, check for any road and trail closures in the area you are heading toward. Bring a map, compass, or GPS device as snow cover can cause some trails to be unmarked. Lastly, you will definitely want to wear layers of clothing to keep you warm as you make your way along the trail.
What is your favorite hike during the winter season? We’d love to hear about it in the comments below.