Hiwan Heritage Park, Evergreen, Colorado

Nestled in the Rocky Mountains just 30 miles west of Denver, Hiwan Heritage Park has history and nature in pleasant surroundings. Part of the Lariat Loop Scenic Byway (highway 74), Hiwan is a must-see for history and natural surroundings.

Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, CO

Great family-friendly FREE park: Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, CO. Beautiful red sandstone "fins" jut skyward next to the Rocky Mountains. Makes a good daytrip from Denver.