If you bank at Wells Fargo (or know someone who does), take advantage of this home-run offer for discounted Colorado Rockies tickets. This season, the bank is offering 2-for-1 Club Level tickets to select Colorado Rockies 2021 regular season games. (Blackout dates may apply.) Purchases must be made with a consumer or business Wells Fargo debit card. [Read more…] about Wells Fargo: 2-for-1 Club Level Tickets For Colorado Rockies
Sports & Recreation
For some time, active-duty military personnel and their dependents have been able to receive an America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Annual Pass for FREE (an $80 value). Now, Gold Star Families and US military veterans are eligible to receive the same free access to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks, wildlife refuges, and forests. [Read more…] about U.S. Military, Veterans & Gold Star Families Can Get Free National Parks Annual Pass
Not everyone is happy, but Rocky Mountain National Park has decided to use a timed entry permit reservation system beginning on May 28, 2021. Park officials are calling it “temporary” (but with the Feds “temporary” always seems to become “permanent”) blaming the change on significant increases in visitation, continued Covid-19 concerns, ongoing park seasonal staff shared housing challenges, reduced shuttle bus capacity and residual fire impacts in some areas of the park from historic fires in 2020. [Read more…] about You’ll Need Reservations To Visit Rocky Mountain National Park Starting May 28
So it snowed…a lot! Despite the snow-packed roads and slippery sidewalks, for many, this is an excuse to go sledding. You may not even need an excuse as most schools have declared a “snow day” and many offices and businesses are closed. Even if it is just down that narrow median in front of your home, you can get sliding. Maybe you’re one of the lucky few with a store-bought sled and the envy of the sledding hill crowd.
If not, don’t despair. Coloradans are famous for their ingenuity when it comes to makeshift sleds. Our friend Jody Mace at Charlotte on the Cheap (a Southern gal, go figure) has come up with 17 DIY options. [Read more…] about Enjoy The Snow! 17 Easy Do-It-Yourself Sleds
A new way to have outdoor fun has opened in Highlands Ranch. The 18-hole West Fork Disc Golf Course features a mix of open features a mix of open shots and more technical areas. It offers varied play for both recreational players and those with more experience. A bike rack, skateboard rack and restroom are available near the course’s new 52-space parking lot, accessible from South Broadway. [Read more…] about New Disc Golf Course Opens In Highlands Ranch
Story by Chris Englert. Hiking in shade in Denver can be a bit of a challenge. Most folks will head up into the Front Range to find a shady hike in the mountains? But who has time? On my website, DenverByFoot.com, I provide hundreds of suggestions for where to hike in Denver.
Rather than having to drive an hour each way to the trail head, wouldn’t it be nice to find a worthy walk within twenty minutes of your Denver home? Below are five great walks here in Denver that are easy to get to and provide some shade for a great hike during a hot Denver day. [Read more…] about The 5 Best Walks With Shade In Denver
24 Hour Fitness filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, June 15. The network of fitness centers plans to permanently close 130 locations including 13 in Colorado. Members of the shuttered clubs are welcome to workout at any other 24 Hours Fitness location through 2020. Gyms not on this list plan to reopen on Monday, June 22 with new restrictions and procedures in place. [Read more…] about 24 Hour Fitness Files For Bankruptcy. See If Your Gym Is Closing
Fitness fans will welcome this news. State health officials announced guidelines for reopening gyms, fitness classes, rec centers and other indoor sports facilities on Thursday, June 4, allowing them to operate at up to 25% capacity or 50 people per room — whichever number is fewer — as long as members can stay 6 feet apart. Facilities can open as soon as today, Friday. You’ll have to check with your facility to learn more. Whether you are ready to go back is another matter. Here’s what you need know: [Read more…] about Get Fit, Colorado! Gyms, Rec Centers, Bowling Alleys, Pools & More Can Reopen
This should make for some happy campers. Campgrounds at Colorado State Parks are starting to reopen. This will be a phased reopening so that no community or the park itself becomes overwhelmed. Cabins, yurts, tipis, group facilities, and other reservable day-use facilities remain closed until further notice. Here’s what you need to know, if you want to reserve a a camping spot. [Read more…] about Here Are Opening Dates For Colorado State Parks Campgrounds
There may not be the crack of the bat at Coors Field just yet. However, that doesn’t mean baseball fans can’t have some fun waiting for the day they can enjoy a cold beer and hot dog, while watching our beloved Colorado Rockies at bat. (Personally, we’re also missing the Taco Bell special. We’re craving those “cheap” tacos!) [Read more…] about Colorado Rockies Offers Games, Puzzles & More For Whole Family
The Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX) app is one that every walker or hiker should download. It allows users to discover more than 45,000 miles of public trails in Colorado. The trail filter allows you to customize your search based on location, recreational activity, vehicle type, or trail needs like wheelchair accessibility and dog-friendly trails. The app also gives you the ability to create and share custom routes that show distance, elevation, steepness and navigation to the nearest trailhead. [Read more…] about Looking For A New Or Less Busy Trail? Try The COTREX App
Time to tee up! Denver will reopen seven of its eight city-owned golf courses including City Park, Evergreen, Harvard Gulch, Kennedy, Overland Park, Wellshire and Willis Case. (Aqua Golf remains closed until further notice.) In order to remain open, all customers must obey a bunch of rules. Anyone who doesn’t follow the rules will be removed from the golf course without a refund. Here’s what you need to know. [Read more…] about Denver Reopens City Golf Courses. Here’s What You Need To Know
So the Colorado Rockies won’t be taking to the fields any time soon — but here’s a little something to satisfy those spring dreams. Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns announced on Twitter that he has arranged for PBS to make his documentary miniseries Baseball available for FREE streaming. Baseball was Burns’ ninth documentary, and it won the 1995 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series. [Read more…] about Batter Up! Screen Ken Burns ‘Baseball’ Documentary Mini-Series For Free
We love local businesses and we just found this one, perfect for all of Colorado’s active outdoor enthusiasts who love saving money. (They’ve been in business for 10 years — almost the same time MHOTC began its journey, too.) Active Junky is an outdoor gear, outdoor lifestyle, adventure sports and adventure travel search engine, dedicated to providing the widest selection of quality outdoor products at the cheapest prices. [Read more…] about Outdoor Enthusiasts Get Deals, Cash Back at Active Junky — Plus, $5 Bonus!
Ding! Bang! Swoosh! Pinball wizards (and those with a love of nostalgia) will love this new, fun museum. The Pinball Museum (9625 W. Colfax Ave.) recently lit up in Lakewood and is ready for play. A walk-through museum of vintage pinball machines, see some of the rarest and unique games (antique pinball machines and vintage amusement equipment) usually only found in private collections. [Read more…] about The Pinball Museum Lights Up in Lakewood — Admission Just $2