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Denver Outdoor Activities

Denver Outdoor Activities
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Denver and the neighboring Rocky Mountains are overflowing with outdoor activities like cycling, running, white water rafting, kayaking, rock climbing and more. After a full day of outdoor adventures, return to the city and have a feast at these Outdoor and Patio Dining options, grab a craft beer along the Denver Beer Trail or explore the city's vibrant neighborhoods, teeming with arts, culture and urban flair. 

Basecamp Videos

Basecamp Denver, Episode 1: River to Table

Basecamp Denver: River to Table

Join Maddie Brenneman, a Denver native and iconic fly angler, as she takes a family of first-timers to Lincoln Hills Fly Fishing Club followed by a visit to Stoic & Genuine restaurant in Denver.

Urban Adventures

Wild Denver

The Mile High City is filled with amazing animals, from native Colorado species to exotic creatures…

Urban Hikes

Denver’s regional trail system encompasses hundreds of miles for all ages and abilities to explore.

Bike Trails

Seemingly endless bike lanes and trails connect for epic two-wheeled adventures.

Running Trails

Always pack your exercise clothes and sneakers when coming to The Mile High City! Denver's lovely…

City Parks

The Mile High City boasts more than 5,000 acres of traditional parks and parkways. Check out some…

Street Art

See how artists have been brightening and beautifying alleyways, warehouses and storefronts for…

Day Trips

A bucket-list destination for many outdoor lovers, this spectacular natural playground shouldn't be missed. Read more
The Italian phrase refers to fixed routes of cables and rungs that allow thrill-seekers to safely navigate rock faces. Read more
Within city limits, Denver offers more than 200 traditional and historic parks, many of them connected by bike paths. Read more
Colorado has one of the most colorful railroad histories in the world, spurred by the discovery of gold and silver. Read more
The city lies on some of the most fossil-rich land in the world. Signs of prehistoric life are everywhere. Read more
Some of the best trout fishing in Colorado can be found just outside the door or a short drive from downtown Denver. Read more

Only in Denver

Outdoor Tips

Know before you go with these helpful articles and blog posts on getting the most out of your outdoor adventures.

A bucket-list destination for many outdoor lovers, this spectacular natural playground shouldn't be missed.