Outdoor Activities Near Denver for Summertime
It’s the season for bright sunshiny days, and we have the ultimate list of outdoor activities near Denver for your summer! Soak up the sun and breathe in that fresh forest air Colorado is known for with this list of things to do:
Test the Waters
White water rafting is one of the best summertime activities to enjoy the outdoors while getting an adrenaline rush on! Splash through the Clear Creek waters in a wild adventure with a variety of rafting routes. Experts and beginners alike can enjoy a day on the water with Clear Creek Rafting.
You Gotta Try Via Ferrata & Ziplining
Via ferrata stands for “iron path” in Italian, but you don’t need iron strength to try it! These protected climbing routes are fun for the whole family and provide a nice view. If you’re looking to go aerial, though, you can also try ziplining! AVA offers both of these outdoor activities near Denver to explore the outdoors.
Count Your Steps on Mount Evans
Get that step count up with a trip to Mount Evans! You can hike to your heart’s content on the mountain’s trails or just relax and take in the scenery. Sitting at the base of the mountain is Echo Lake, and if you’re looking to enjoy a gorgeous view with some good grub, you’ll want to stop at Echo Lake Lodge. Grab a souvenir at the lodge too to make some memories!
ATV Among the Trees
Start your engines and get going with some ATV action! Idaho Springs offers great trails for those 4-wheel drive junkies. There are plenty of designated off-roading trails for one of the best outdoor activities near Denver.
If you’re looking for some more action, take a day trip to Idaho Springs! There’s plenty to do, much to see, and delicious food to eat. Or, if you’re needing a weekend away, our BNB’s offer a nice place for you to put your feet up.