I am hoping this wasn't the last camping trip of the season, but as days grow shorter and colder, it won't be long before the snow is flying in most of my favorite high-country, Colorado campgrounds. However, I was able to squeeze in at least one more with a return visit to Mueller State Park to enjoy the turning of the aspen and the beauty that the change of seasons brings.
It was a great weekend to catch the Aspen changing at their peak.
Mueller State Park has over 55 miles of trails for exploring this 5,000 acre playground. Many of the trails allow cycling, which is my favorite way to get around.
While riding the trails, I came across this small flock of wild turkeys.
Moss on a rock.
I took a side trip to Colorado Springs and explored Garden of the Gods. A 1300 acre park of red, sandstone rock spires and spectacular geological formations. It is a great place for hiking, picnicking, and photography.
More trip photos here.