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Sunrise at Mills Lake

Seeking a calm respite at the end of a busy Estes Park summer, my wife Lori and I hiked to Mills Lake recently. We started early, parking at the Glacier Gorge parking lot at 6:45 a.m. and hitting the…

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Take a Walk To the Birch Ruins

Feel like stretching your legs and visiting a little Estes Park history? Take a few minutes and walk to the stone ruins perched atop a 75-foot-high rock outcropping overlooking Estes Park’s Elkhorn Avenue, the town’s main street. The path passes by the Birch cabin, built in 1908 by Albert Birch…

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