Colorado March 19, 2020
Visit These 7 Colorado National Parks Without Leaving Your House
When you hail from Colorado, you may not do well when having to be cooped up in one place for too long. Sound familiar? While we may not be able to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors as often as we like, there is a solution, which comes via these 7 Colorado national parks that have webcams 24/7:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. Blue Mesa Reservoir and Elk Creek Campground (Gunnison)
Are you an avid camper? If so, there is no doubt that you have visited Blue Mesa Reservoir and the Elk Creek Campground, which is one of the most scenic spots to pitch a tent in the Centennial State. Can't camp anytime soon? Then check out this Elk Creek
2. Rocky Mountain National Park
There is no park in Colorado that is more iconic than Rocky Mountain National Park. Do you want to check out current weather and conditions and try to spot wildlife around the area? Thanks to the National Park Service's
, you can!
3. Pikes Peak (Colorado Springs)
Billed as being the highest summit along the Front Range, Pikes Peak is a popular place for driving, hiking, and - surprisingly - eating delicious
. While you can't order a doughnut (or 10) form the comfort of your own home, you can still check out the conditions atop Pikes Peak via this
4. Dinosaur National Monument (Dinosaur)
Located along the Colorado/Utah border, Dinosaur National Monument is home to a whopping 800 paleontological sites AND scenic views as far as the eye can, the latter of which can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own
5. Mesa Verde National Park
Once home to the Ancestral Puebloan, Mesa Verde is home to an incredible 4,300 sites (and counting) that date back hundreds of years! While the entire park is not available via
, you can still watch the Spruce Tree House (pictured) as much as you want.
6. Staunton State Park (Pine)
When Denverites want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, they make a quick trip to Staunton State Park, which is located a mere minutes away from the city. Can't get away from work long enough to take in Staunton's beauty? There's a
7. Great Sand Dunes National Park
Have you ever visited the Great Sand Dunes and wished you never had to leave? Thanks to the National Park Service and its - you guessed it! - handy, dandy
, you don't have to! You're welcome.
To discover even more of our favorite Centennial State parks, check out
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