12 Trails of Christmas: Aspen Trail to the Haunted Forest Trail

If you're looking for the perfect place for an afternoon of snowshoeing you can't go wrong from the Happy Jack trailhead. We love Happy Jack so much we're talking about it again, with another route to check out, the Aspen Trail to the Haunted Forest Trail. To get here start at the Happy Jack trailhead, head left at the base of the hill following the blue diamond markers on the trees. The trail will head toward the Pole Creek campground but keep going and head to the right before you get to the campground. You'll climb a little bit until…

Top 3 Hikes Near Laramie

Do you ever have one of those days where you just have an hour or two but absolutely need to go play in the mountains? [caption id="attachment_1271" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Curt Gowdy State Park[/caption] One of the things we love about living in Laramie is that we're just a 15 minute drive from Pole Mountain, and a 30 minute drive to Vedauwoo and Curt Gowdy State Park. Here are our top 3 favorite hikes within 30 minutes of Laramie. Turtle Rock Trail: 2.3 miles of beauty in Vedauwoo. The best part about Turtle Rock Trail is stopping to boulder and take…