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Outside articles share stories about the great outdoors: the hidden gems, favorite local adventures, special daytrips and the people behind these experiences that make life in and around Longmont so special.

Report: Longmont ranks in upper percentile for bike friendliness

Report: Longmont ranks in upper percentile for bike friendliness

PeopleForBikes puts city 58th for bike networks and community perceptions in midsize cities
Trail runner sustains minor injury on the Green Bear Trail

Trail runner sustains minor injury on the Green Bear Trail

The rescue took approximately two hours
Two Climbers Rescued from Eldorado Canyon State Park; One Seriously Injured

Two Climbers Rescued from Eldorado Canyon State Park; One Seriously Injured

The injured climber was descending back to the ground from “The Bomb” anchor point when the accident occurred
Tubing Ban Rescinded for North Saint Vrain, Saint Vrain Creek through Lyons

Tubing Ban Rescinded for North Saint Vrain, Saint Vrain Creek through Lyons

Initial closure took effect June 9 due to high water flow
How recreationists can stay safe during hot days

How recreationists can stay safe during hot days

With temps reaching the upper 90s, be wary of heat-related illnesses
Sheriff implements tubing restrictions on St. Vrain creek, river

Sheriff implements tubing restrictions on St. Vrain creek, river

Conditions hazardous in South Platte Basin due to rising water levels
Longmont keeps activity pools shut for third season

Longmont keeps activity pools shut for third season

City also reduces hours at other pools, swim beach due to labor shortage
Report: 101,000 acres of Colorado public land are corner-locked

Report: 101,000 acres of Colorado public land are corner-locked

Study by onX looks at public access in legal gray area
Longmont will annex 138 acres of open space

Longmont will annex 138 acres of open space

St. Vrain Greenway passes through property
Longmont’s parks and open spaces are getting some helping hands, but there’s room for more

Longmont’s parks and open spaces are getting some helping hands, but there’s room for more

Locals with a desire to get up close and personal with Longmont’s parks and open spaces have plenty of opportunities to get outside and also give back.