Winter Park, Colorado Wildlife Viewing
Fall in Winter Park, CO brings out the golden leaves of the aspen trees and the plentiful wildlife that roam the peaks around us. For many fall is the favorote season here in Winter Park as most of the summer travelers stay in the lower elevations. But those that are willing to sport a jacket will be rewarded with some the finest scenery that the state of Colorado has offer.
The pictures featured here of moose, deer and fox have all been taken in the last two weeks and the prime wildlife viewing season has not even begun. Paired with the coming oranges and golds of the aspen tree leaves this should be one of the most spectacular falls for seeing the colors of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Wether you are coming up to see the changing of the colors or to do some late season mountain biking there will be plenty of chances to spot some beautiful moose, deer, antelope and fox.
A few aspen leaves have already started to turn and it is looking like the first and second week of September will be the prime viewing time to see the golds of the aspen against the deep blue Colorado sky. As the temperatures of the lowlands is still hitting 90˚ we here in Winter Park topping out in the low 70˚s.
So if you are looking for a relaxing getaway up to the mountains to see some beautiful wildlife and the brilliant gold of the aspen, Winter Park, Colorado is the place to be. With the Winter Park Lodging Company third night free for September lodging, a mountain getaway will be easy on the wallet and a chance to get out of town before the snow of winter pushes us all indoors ’till the opening of the Winter Park Resort ski season.
Labor day weekend is the traditional kick off of the wildlife and aspen viewing so make your plans today to getaway and celebrate the coming of fall and winter.
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