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  1. #39 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Boulder

    City in Colorado,

    328 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Love it! I was a student at CU Boulder, and this city has the perfect college-town vibe, while still having plenty of other stuff to do. And you can't beat these views!.

    Read 328 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 108,777,

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  2. #41 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Denver

    City in Colorado,

    1085 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The community of Denver is quite diverse and overall well mannered folk. I am forever thankful for the district of Lowry, (where I live) as it is an extremely safe neighborhood with the kindest....

    Read 1085 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 715,878,

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  3. #55 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Lakewood

    City in Colorado,

    486 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Lakewood, Colorado is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains on the west and extends nearly to the I-25 corridor on the east. At an elevation of 5,518 feet above sea level, it's unique....

    Read 486 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 155,733,

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  4. #58 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Fort Collins

    City in Colorado,

    916 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It's tops in the nation for bike riding, and its mild sunny climate; has excellent schools, many green spaces and natural areas; an excellent music scene including The Music District and an award....

    Read 916 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 166,069,

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  5. #69 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Aurora

    City in Colorado,

    645 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Aurora! I've lived here for about 10 years and it's treated me so well. The community is very friendly and everything needed is so near by. Areas are very clean and maintained. I enjoyed the....

    Read 645 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 379,434,

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  6. #131 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Colorado Springs

    City in Colorado,

    2337 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Colorado Springs is nestled underneath Pikes Peak, and has all the amenities of a bigger city coupled with a small town, friendly atmosphere. The downtown area is clean and well-groomed, and there....

    Read 2337 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 471,686,

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  7. #175 Best Cities for Outdoor Activities in America.

    Pueblo

    City in Colorado,

    438 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The best part about living in Pueblo is the weather. Over 300 days of sunshine per year! There are limitless outdoor recreational activities including Lake Pueblo, the Arkansas River, and the....

    Read 438 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 111,776,

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  8. Broomfield

    Town in Colorado,

    274 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Broomfield is a very safe city to raise families. It's on the edge of suburbia in that it's definitely very neighborhood-dense and there's not a specific urban locale to point to when 'Broomfield'...Overall, what Broomfield could probably use more of are libraries and other more diverse public spaces that are free. More community gathering activities and places would greatly improve the....

    Read 274 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 69,444,

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  9. Arvada

    Suburb of Denver, CO,

    393 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Love this city! I have been living in the city for 10 years. It’s a fairly clean area and safe. I have gone to elementary, middle and high school here and plan to go to college here as well. I....

    Read 393 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 120,229,

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  10. Vail

    Town in Colorado,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Vail is a magical place! It stole my gyspy heart and convinced me that this is home. I am so excited to be here. The valley views are phenomenal. It is an outdoors lifestyle community. Two world class ski resorts only a quick bus ride away.Acres of skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, fly fishing, backpacking, and many other mountain adventures.A great nightlife with a free in town bus to make sure you get home safely.Overall great progressive community..

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 5,614,

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  11. Fraser

    Town in Colorado,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 1,304,

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  12. Westminster

    Suburb of Denver, CO,

    380 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Westminster is awesome. It really is! There is so much to do here. There are local soccer clubs that you can join, plenty of parks and recreational activities, and it is truly enjoyable for everyone.....

    Read 380 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 114,832,

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  13. Winter Park

    Town in Colorado,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Total ski town vibe. the snow is usually super great! all the restaurants in town have something unique and different to offer. Winter time activities include but are not limited to;...In the Summertime there are a whole different type of activities. There is downhill mountain biking at the ski resort. There is also regular mountain biking as well as fly fishing, hiking, camping,....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 864,

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  14. Golden

    Suburb of Denver, CO,

    141 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Expensive, like most cities in Colorado, but super fun place to live! Great mountain view, cute downtown with tons of dining, drinking, and shopping. Outdoor recreation is the number 1 benefit of....

    Read 141 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 20,391,

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  15. Wheat Ridge

    Suburb of Denver, CO,

    72 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Perfect retirement, senior friendly, great weather - not too hot too long, not too cold too long ! Excellent public transportation. Huge medical community. Fresh air, fresh water, fresh foods! ....

    Read 72 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 31,889,

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  16. Lafayette

    Suburb of Denver, CO,

    81 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Lafayette is a small town 15 miles from the foothills. We are inclusive, diverse, and friendly. We value the arts, our youth, and our community. I believe some ways that we could grow as a community....

    Read 81 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 27,952,

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  17. Louisville

    Suburb of Denver, CO,

    51 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Louisville is the best town in which to live! There is so much history here and the surrounding open spaces are beautiful! You don't have to go far (in Louisville) to get a great view of the Rocky....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 19,342,

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  18. Applewood

    Suburb of Denver, CO,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says We have lived in Applewood for over 27 years. Like many residents, we don't want to move. We're 20 minutes to downtown Denver, and 10 minutes to the mountains. We have large lots, great views, and....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 8,300,

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  19. Erie

    Suburb of Denver, CO,

    87 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Great library and rec center! Made up mostly of suburbs with not a lot to do here, and unfortunately it's not the most diverse, very white middle class. Historically was a mining town, which is....

    Read 87 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 27,157,

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  20. Centennial

    Suburb of Denver, CO,

    318 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Centennial is a wonderful city, there are many local stores and favorites like Target, Walmart, Crumble Cookie, Walgreens, etc. If you're on Arapahoe Rd, you're a few minutes from Arapahoe Crossings,....

    Read 318 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 111,331,

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  21. Genesee

    Town in Colorado,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says My husband and I moved to Genesee a few months ago. I feel like the most blessed individual on the planet. It is a dream living here. The views are to die for, and it is extremely peaceful and quiet....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,099,

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  22. Auraria

    Neighborhood in Denver, CO,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says I love that there's always something to do, some place to eat that I haven't tried, a new place to shop, etc. I love the adventure Denver has in store for young adults..

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 779,

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  23. Longmont

    Suburb of Denver, CO,

    208 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love living in Longmont. Between the lakes, trails, farmers market, coffee shops, downtown area and family friendly environment, I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else! The schools are great, the...The town has everything you could need, and it just continues to grow! We have amazing schools, people, restaurants, and outdoor activities. I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else!.

    Read 208 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 95,864,

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  24. Evergreen

    Town in Colorado,

    51 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Evergreen has a unique mountain town personality. The access to the hiking and biking trails is hard to find elsewhere. The neighborhoods are mostly quiet, and the school systems are very good. As....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 9,475,

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  25. Country Club

    Neighborhood in Denver, CO,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 3,169,

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