Rangely, Craig, Meeker, Dinosaur and Walden hold court in Colorado's northwest, where Wild West history, niche museums, rugged wildlife and an incredible diversity of scenery await visitors ready to soak it all up on a leisurely road trip.
Assist with design, construction, and maintenance of trails in State Forest State Park in Walden. Perform as crew member or crew leader on trail construction. renovation and maintenance. Design or install trail signage. Participate in prearranged trail or maintenance days. Or volunteer with Colorado Parks and Wildlife's trailwork projects.
Pack a picnic and head to this beautiful overlook off Harpers Corner Road, five miles north of the Canyon Visitor Center (photo credit: NPS).
Wake up to a complimentary continental breakfast featuring cereal, breakfast sandwiches, yogurt, coffee and more during your stay at Blue Mountain Inn & Suites in Rangely.
A more than 115-year-old Meeker landmark, many notable celebrities have satisfied their appetites at the Meeker Hotel's cafe, including Billy the Kid and Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt. Follow in their footsteps and sink into the history-steeped booths for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Soak up terrific mountain views on this about 2-mile roundtrip hike in State Forest State Park (photo credit: Colorado Parks & Wildlife). Lake Agnes is also a favorite local fishing hole, so pack your rod for the chance to reel in an epic catch.