Colorado Outdoor Activity Guide


Copyright © 1995, Claire Walter
ISBN 1566260825
310 pages, $9.95
Published by Country Roads Press, Castine, Maine

The best investment you can make in planning a successful Colorado vacation.

You’ll find adventures from mild to wild in Colorado’s soaring mountains and fast-flowing rivers. This resource guide tells you everything you need to know to get involved in outdoor activities in Colorado. The Colorado Outdoor Activity tells you the best places to find these activities, as well as the names, address and phone numbers of organizations and outfitters

With chapters on:

  • River rafting, canoeing and kayaking
  • Hiking, camping and backpacking
  • Trail rides, cattle drives and dude ranches
  • Mountain biking, road biking and even urban cycling trails
  • Four-wheeling
  • Fishing
  • Hot air ballooning, flightseeing and paragliding
  • Rock climbing and ice climbing
  • Downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing
  • Snowmobiling and dogsledding


  • A comprehensive resource listing of Colorado’s national parks, national forests, state parks and other public lands.
  • A complete list of Colorado’s highest mountains
  • Outdoor activities and facilities for the disabled
  • Specialized guidebooks on all of these adventures
  • Sources for general travel information on Colorado