Just minutes from Denver, wander among the red-rock towers of Roxborough State Park and Red Rocks Park, walk along the broad, peaceful shores of the South Platte River, or hike to the stone ruins of the Walker House atop Mt. Falcon. Author and avid hiker Tracy Salcedo has distilled the spirit of big mountain country in a guide designed to lead you to the best hikes in the foothills of the Front Range. Included are concise descriptions and detailed maps of mostly short, easy-to-follow trails that lead to some of the most scenic destinations in the area - without taking your to physical extremes. With hikes varying from half-hour strolls to full-day trips, this book has a hike for you.