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Cherry Creek State Park

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Top 5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts in Denver

Summer is winding to a close, and it is time to get every last drop out of these care-free months. Before the kids go back to school and before you have to start shopping for pencils and notebooks, take them to some of these great spots for summertime fun. Enjoy the warm weather and these lazy summer days while you still can.

08/17/2012

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Colorado State Parks Are Free On Monday

Monday is a perfect day to head to a state park. Part of the reason is it won’t cost a penny.

08/05/2012

Camping

Colorado Campers Hope To Get Campfires Going Again Soon

When Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted the statewide fire ban, it didn’t mean campfires and barbecues popped up instantly.

07/09/2012

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Hickenlooper Considers Imposing Statewide Fire Ban

The massive High Park Fire has made many Coloradans nervous about wildfires and Gov. John Hickenlooper is considering imposing a statewide fire ban while many counties already have bans in place.

06/13/2012

CBS4's Doug Whitehead hikes on a section of the Continental Divide Trail in Rocky Mountain National Park in 2011. (credit: CBS)

Top Hiking Trails Near Denver

What better way to experience the outdoors of Colorado than with a hike through beautiful terrain.

09/28/2011

Paul and Lindy Helzer took this photo in Roxborough State Park on the Fountain Valley Trail in October 2009.

Top Colorado State Parks Near Denver

There are more than 40 state parks in Colorado with more than 500 miles of trails and 4,000 campsites, and each is a little bit different.

06/30/2011

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Walking Dogs In 2 State Parks Will Cost You

People who enjoy walking their dogs in Cherry Creek and Chatfield state parks will have to pay a fee to use the open space.

01/02/2011

Candice and Kristin Hermeler (credit: Ernest and Kelsay Hermeler)

Twin Suicide Pact Had Columbine Connection

CBS4 Investigator Rick Sallinger has learned why twin sisters from Australia may have come to Colorado to carry out their suicide pact.

11/22/2010

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