On a July day 150 years ago, the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers made their final stand in northeastern Colorado at the Battle of Summit Springs. Who were the Dog Soldiers? And did Buffalo Bill play a role in the battle?
Pikes Peak, thought inaccessible by its namesake Zebulon Pike, was the inspiration behind Katherine Lee Bates’ America the Beautiful.
The July/August 2019 issue of Colorado Life takes readers to the top of Pikes Peak and then sets them skimming over the surface of waters at Sweitzer Lake State Park and its sister parks. Writer Matt Vincent leads a fascinating history tour into the midst of the waning days of the Plains Indians, and contributor Leah Charney offers insight into a resilient eating establishment called Cherry Cricket.
San Luis Valley's Gateway to the Great Sand Dunes.
Inside the dangerous would of avalanche rescuers.
Nine days of arrows, bullets and horse meat.
Discover a plains town near the big city which has long been a cultural crossroads.
How the Lark Bunting went from underdog to state bird.
Colorado Life Magazine’s July/August 2018 issue features some great recipes using Colorado-grown tart cherries (aka sour cherries or pie cherries). The first step of each recipe is the same: Buy some Colorado-grown tart cherries. While Colorado’s tart-cherry production is just a tiny fraction of what it was a century ago, you can still buy them at these Colorado stores. Most stores sell them frozen. The harvest begins in late June. Call ahead to see what’s in stock.
The tips you need for your epic corner-hunting journey.
Geothermal water percolates up through much of the Rocky Mountains. While there are countless “wild” hot springs to be discovered in the rivers and creeks of the Rockies, the following natural hot springs have been turned into resorts or public pools.
Living on the front doorstep of heaven.