This is a year-round outdoor adventurer’s paradise, with many recreation and entertainment options nearby. This is a health and fitness oriented place with many outdoor venues where you can keep active. We have several walking, hiking, jogging, and biking trails throughout the city, and you will also find golfing, skiing, rock climbing, rafting and so much more. We house the University of Colorado in Boulder and Denver, Denver University (private), and the Colorado School of Mines–one of the top engineering schools in the country, located in the heart of Golden. Shopping and restaurant establishments abound along with myriads of fresh farmers markets throughout the Boulder/Denver areas.