Looking for a way to walk your dog and learn a little about Denver’s history? History Colorado invites you and your friendly canine companion to join us for our walking tour series.
Dogs are invited to join their owners for these walking tours. Dogs must have current shots, mix well with others and remain on a leash. Owners are responsible for water and cleaning up after their dogs. There is a 2 dog maximum per registered guest.
History Hounds 2017 Series
May 20, 2017 9:00AM – 10:30AM
South Mesa in Boulder County
Hiking South Mesa offers a glimpse into the life of early settlers in Boulder County and views of stone houses, cattle corrals and the irrigation ditches that made the Front Range productive. State Archaeologist Holly Norton helps paint a picture of the people who inhabited Boulder over the last 10,000 years. More info.
June 10, 2017 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Discover Mayfair Neighborhood
Our expert guides will lead canines and bipeds alike through Denver’s Mayfair neighborhood which will include a walk along a historic section of the storied Smoky Hill Trail that once traversed the area. You’ll also get an update on the new 9th and Colorado redevelopment currently taking place in this fun and walkable east Denver neighborhood. More info.
July 29, 2017 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Delaney Farm and the City of Aurora Open Space
DeLaney Farm Historic Site and Open Space contains a historic homestead, one-room schoolhouse, rare round barn, and an expanse of open space that is home to many different species of plants and animals. Located along the High Line canal, we’ll explore the history and ecology of the trail with our expert guides. More info.
August 19, 2017 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Explore Echo Lake
Looking for a great introductory mountain hike for you and your four legged friend? Explore Echo Lake and Mount Evans with expert guide Jessie Foster. This beautiful area was painted by Albert Bierstadt, and Jessie will discuss Bierstadt’s connection to the area, how Mt. Evans got it’s name, and tips for mountain hiking. More info.