Autumn is Magical in the Colorado Mountains

Autumn is our favorite time of year to get into the mountains and go hiking. The weather can be cool and it is possible to get snow at times, but when the sun is shining and the leaves have turned golden, it is truly spectacular. We enjoy autumn everywhere and the different tapestry of colors that you find. Autumn in Colorado is a little unique from other places where the trees turn a dark gold, orange, and vibrant red. Those colors are beautiful and we definitely enjoy seeing them, but in Colorado, the Aspen trees turn a brilliant gold. When the sun hits the bright yellow leaves on a clear day, the trees almost seem to glow. So, for last week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge, Glow, we have chosen some photos from Beaver Creek.


View from Beaver Creek Trail


Golden Landscape


Surrounded by Glowing Trees


Beaver Creek Mountain


Hiking in Autumn

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35 Responses to Autumn is Magical in the Colorado Mountains

  1. koolaidmoms says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

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  2. missvioletgrey says:

    Stunning! 😱 Colorado’s one of my dream places to visit, so jealous! Lovely post btw! 😊

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  3. Tiff says:

    The colours in your photos are stunning! Autumn really is a stunning time of the year! 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Awesome! I may be in Boulder next autumn doing a master and will get to see it myself 😀

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  5. Love autumn! Brings out the beauty in everything!

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  6. Visitors from the East Coast often look down on our trees, but I think our aspen will outshine any maple! 🙂

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  7. Fantastic. You make me want to visit Colorado. 😊

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  8. I’m heading to colorado in 2 weeks ! I’m super excited and i love this post !

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  9. travelgarb says:

    Beautiful pictures. Looks like a great place to visit

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  10. Love the pictures, thanks for sharing!! We experienced the Aspens changing for the first time this year heading up to Grand Lake, CO for our wedding. Incredible!

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  11. Beautiful pictures!! We experienced the Aspens changing for the first time this year driving up to Grand Lake for our wedding.

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  12. Love!! It’s so gorgeous. Thanks for sharing

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  13. meghemmings says:

    Absolutely glorious colours!

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  14. samba2017 says:

    Amazing photos! I have to go to Beaver Creek Mountain! Thanks for sharing. My poem today is about autumn in case you have time to look? Sunny greetings, Sam 🙂

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  15. lexklein says:

    So so so so envious! We never made it to Colorado this fall and are kicking ourselves. Thanks for at least a glimpse!

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  16. lgmcgee92 says:

    Fantastic! Love Colorado!

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  17. Really beautiful and so peaceful! Thanks for sharing!

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  18. Beaver Creek seems like the place to be to go for a hike during autumn🙂


  19. Wow!!! I really love the place ❤ thanks for sharing so nice photograph 🙂 and nice blog!

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