Local Winter Rides

Winter is here in Boulder, Colorado and I find myself a bit off my usual schedule—riding after work (darn that daylight savings time) is down, and weekend trailering to local trailheads too. I just pulled my front shoes to give Nico’s feet a break. I think it is important for the hoof to make contact […]

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Staunton State Park: a Jefferson County Gem

In 2013, Jefferson County opened Staunton State Park in Pine Colorado. The park ranges in elevation from 8,100 to soaring granite cliffs at 10,000 feet.  I finally got the opportunity to ride there this past Sunday. Wow what a gem! I have to say Boulder City and County Parks and Open Space should be a […]

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Sunday Ride Feb 22: Boulder Valley Ranch

I will be riding at Boulder Valley Ranch tomorrow, saddled up and ready to roll at about 10:30. Would love some company! If you would like to ride with me please call 303 579-4840.I could get access for two trailers to park at Boulder Valley Ranch (you would park back near the trailers near the […]

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Riding Heatherwood Sunday 15th

Short notice and weather (wind) permitting I hope to ride the Heatherwood trail system tomorrow off 75th near Gunbarrel. If you would like to join me I should be at the trailhead at around 11:00. Feel free to call my cell 303 579-4840 if you need directions. Linda Parks

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A job well done on the Sage trail

I was looking for a way to give back to the community after the flood. This volunteer opportunity, organized by the City of Boulder Open Space and the United Way, was perfect! On Thursday, October 3rd I worked alongside 14 other volunteers of all ages, and four City of Boulder Open Space employees. Volunteers met […]

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Full Moon Ride in Vedauwoo

It was a friends big 60th and we decided to head to one of my favorite riding places just over the border in Wyoming, Vedauwoo. Known to the Arapaho Indians as “Land of the Earthborn Spirit, it is a place that moves me. Rock formations, wildflowers, antelope, an occasional moose and usually wild weather make […]

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Heil Valley Ranch Loop Ride

By Ann Hayes An 8 AM start from Boulder brought us to a convenient horse-trailer parking area at Heil Valley Ranch* by 9 AM. There we met the four other riders who, like us, were participating in a “Meet-up” group called “Natural Trail Ride” led by Vicki Knecht from Brighton. People are drawn to this […]

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It was a glorious day at Hermit Park

Andrea, Pat, Mary and I met in Lyons and trailered up to Hermit Park, near Estes Park, Colorado.  It was a picture perfect Colorado Day. After the rough descent off the main trail into the old two track up to Homestead Meadows we picked up a trot and climbed gradually to the access gate. Off […]

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Hermit Park Ride: Sunday June 2

I will be riding Hermit Park tomorrow. There are two spaces open for riders. Entrance fee $6 or $7 dollars. If you are interested in joinng four other riders please call Linda at 303 579-4840 for details. Bring lunch. Linda P

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