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18300 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison, CO 80465, United States

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Recent transplants to Denver and long-time locals all have one thing in common: everyone loves Red Rocks. And for good reason. Located a mere 25-minute drive from the city, Red Rocks is famous for being the only naturally occurring, acoustically ideal amphitheater in the world. If you're able to catch a concert, that's obviously the first choice for what to do there. But active types can enjoy the iconic rock formations by running the stairs (don't forget your water) or hiking the 1.4-mile Trading Post Trail. In the summer, don't miss Film on the Rocks, an almost weekly event that pairs local bands with crowd-pleasing movies and lets you watch under the stars.

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Recent transplants to Denver and long-time locals all have one thing in common: everyone loves Red Rocks. And for good reason. Located a mere 25-minute drive from the city, Red Rocks is famous for being the only naturally occurring, acoustically ideal amphitheater in the world. If you're able to catch a concert, that's obviously the first choice for what to do there. But active types can enjoy the iconic rock formations by running the stairs (don't forget your water) or hiking the 1.4-mile Trading Post Trail. In the summer, don't miss Film on the Rocks, an almost weekly event that pairs local bands with crowd-pleasing movies and lets you watch under the stars.