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Urban Hikes Denver: A Guide to the City's Greatest Urban Hiking Adventures

Think you need to have the best gear, tons of time and your own car to experience Colorado’s great outdoors? Think again! Urban Hikes Denver introduces users to more than 80 miles of trails easily within reach from downtown Denver for quick and not-so-dirty jaunts during a lunch break or a layover. Each hike includes trail GPS coordinates and waypoints, detailed hike descriptions, maps, and easy-to-find trailhead directions, along with excellent color photos and travel tips. Hit the trail (or the pavement) and explore Denver!



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Katie Hearsum has been writing about outdoor recreation, tourism and hospitality for 20 years. Katie's work has taken her on world-class adventures like horseback riding in Argentina, backpacking in Peru and kayaking in Vietnam, but her favorite place is still at home in the Rocky Mountains. Katie has a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and the Grand County Community of Writers.

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