Red Mountain Open Space

My kids and I hiked Red Mountain Open Space today. We began around 9 am and it was hot already!

This is an easy trail, sporting beautiful views. It is more on the plains side of Colorado so there is little shade. A burbling stream crosses the trail near the beginning, making for a nice reliever from the sun.

We saw Western Meadowlarks, pronghorn, cattle, birds, butterflies, and dragonflies galore! It was a rocky area with obvious sandstone layers and red rocks which makes for interesting geology. We hiked to Bent Rock and part of the Stone Circle Trail for 4 miles total. We were all anxious to get back to the car to some shade!

Nice hike. Beautiful. Couldn’t ask for more!

Eagle’s Nest Open Space…

My kids and I hiked Eagle’s Nest Open Space just past Livermore, CO.

We did the 4 miles out and back and skipped the loop, which would have added another 2 miles to our hike mainly because it’s the first hike of the summer, and I wanted something easy. We stopped at the bridge and turned around.

We went early, but it was still hot! This was not as flat as I had thought. It’s got ups and downs but is beautiful. Lots of caterpillars, butterflies, birds, and a rabbit. Beautiful stream flows through. Fun!

MuseNews

Boardwalk

The Culture Division has a new newsletter called the MuseNews where you can stay abreast of all the cultural activities monthly in Windsor.  This will focus on new exhibits, upcoming programs and classes, and all the cultural happenings and events at the Boardwalk Park Museum and Art & Heritage Center.  Link HERE  Happy Readings!

The Windsor Mill’s New Look!

Since the Mill was burned down by a yet unknown arsonist, it’s been a shell.

However, a new look has been revealed, and all of Windsor is anticipating it’s re-opening.

It’s been paired down a bit and will not be as tall, but it will still retain much of its historic look and is sure to be a huge crowd-attractor when finished.

Can’t wait till construction begins!!

New renderings show the updated design for the Windsor