Did you know that Highway 40 (the backside of Lookout Mountain) will be re-paved from Highway 93 (Colfax) to the Genesee exit this summer? Or did you know that Jeffco Open space is negotiating with the Department of Energy to do a massive land swap that would result in more possible recreation on South Table Mountain? Both of these projects along with many others in Jefferson County will possibly have a major impact on cycling, running and hiking all over the county. Thanks to advocacy group Bike Jeffco, cyclist have a strong influence on how these projects happen, or don’t happen.
Bike Jeffco has been helping ensure safer roads and trails for over 20 years. The late Dave Evans established the group when tensions were high in Deer Creek Canyon. Charlie Meyers took over as Chairman and has grown the group and attendance has soared at monthly meetings. 303 will interview Charlie soon to learn more about his vision and why he loves cycling so much. Read more
Each year more people visit Jefferson County open space parks than any parks in Colorado. It’s impossible to keep the trails accessible and protected without all the volunteers who help with building and maintenance. If you ride, run, or hikeRead More
“We hope every outdoor enthusiast that visits our parks come out that day to give back to these beautiful landscapes that folks have worked so hard to preserve, protect and provide” Read more
The popular Golden Gran Fondo has moved from a late-summer event to June 23, featuring 78-, 63-, and 20-mile routes, a timed climb up Lookout Mountain for all groups, and a finish line party in Parfet Park in downtown Golden, CO Read more
Jefferson County announced they will allow class 1 e-bikes on open space trails. Read about pilot program results and public comments here. Read more
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A bicyclist was killed after being hit by an SUV near Chatfield Reservoir on Thursday morning, the Colorado State Patrol said. Read more