Down Valley Park

Down Valley Park Sign

A Hidden Gem Called Down Valley Park Down Valley Park is a little gem we found when we were riding around in Colorado. It is located in Placerville and it’s home to baseball and soccer fields, picnic areas, a catch & release pond, and more. It is owned and operated by San Miguel County. It … Read more

Last Dollar Road

Last Dollar Rd Sign

When we were staying at the KOA in Ouray in the summer of 2019, one of our favorite adventures was driving Last Dollar Road from Ridgway to Telluride. One of our fellow workampers had done it a couple of weeks before and said we should definitely check it out. You can also drive it from … Read more

Curecanti National Recreation Area/Cimarron

Train Over River

The Cimarron National Recreation Area is made up of a series of 3 reservoirs, Blue Mesa, Crystal, and Morrow Point. These reservoirs are all located along the Gunnison River. The Curecanti National Recreation Area/Cimarron is located off US-50 approx 47 miles east of the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. This is the one … Read more

Dennis Weaver Memorial Park

Dennis Weaver Sign

While driving around Ridgway, CO one day we stumbled upon small signs for this park. It turns out this is a 60-acre park that sits alongside the Uncompahgre River. It is dedicated to the memory and vision of actor Dennis Weaver. Permanent Wildlife Preserve This park is a permanent wildlife preserve. The park entrance is … Read more

Box Canyon Falls Park

While workamping at the KOA in Ouray, CO, we found Box Canyon Falls while exploring this beautiful area. Take Highway 550 south and make an immediate right onto CR 316. Then follow the signs to the drive-in entrance.  You will pay admission at the visitor center which has a lot of information about the falls, … Read more

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Sign

When we searched Google Maps for a place to ride while we are in Colorado, we found what looked like a cool little road just outside of Montrose. Little did we know at the time we would be riding right into a National Park!!! Rt 347 As we rode up RT 347 expecting to find … Read more