Hiking and rafting are among the most popular things to do here.
The city lies where the desert meets the mountains, with many hiking, mountain biking, golfing and river rafting opportunities.
All of the great waterways will give an outdoor enthusiast plenty to do, including whitewater rafting, fishing, boating, kayaking, swimming, and scuba diving.
The town's proximity to the river offers easy access to white water rafting, canoeing and kayaking.
Colorado boasts a range of outdoor activities, ranging from skiing and snowshoeing to rafting, hiking, climbing and biking.
Whether rafting, camping, hiking, cycling or even taking a hot air balloon ride, visitors are bound to be captivated by the natural wonder of the area.
The first important industry of the state was "rafting" lumber from Vermont through Lake Champlain and the Richelieu and St Lawrence rivers to Quebec. Burlington became a great lumber market for a trade moving in the direction of Boston after the Richelieu river was blocked to navigation and railway transportation began, and in 1882 Burlington was the third lumber centre in the United States.