Tag Archive: Hiking Colorado

Jan 26

Ute Garden Trail: Colorado National Monument.


Ute Garden Trail is a family friendly trail that has two things going for it.  First, and most important, it has an incredible view of Ute Canyon.  Second, Ute Garden Trail showcases a lot of the vegetation that is located in Colorado National Monument.  Go for the view. Like many of the spots on the park road …

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Jan 21

Coke Ovens Trail: Colorado National Monument


Coke Ovens Trail, a short hike with great views of the red-rock landscape of Colorado.  Colorado National Monument seems a little out of place in pantheon of Colorado scenery. No majestic mountains, no groves of aspens, or roaring water.  The monument would seem more at home in Colorado’s neighbor to the west.  Miles of trails …

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