In summer and fall, Red Rocks Amphitheatre is rollicking. Then the concert season ends, the audiences vanish, and winter has a way of transforming the park of ancient formations. We stopped by recently to find the soaring, slanting rocks draped with snow — a great way to see them without the vast company of showgoers.
OK, so we were far from alone on the Trading Post Trail. Apart from the stands, this loop is the premier way to see Red Rocks’ beauty. And people know it. Denverites and vacationers alike frequent the short, relatively flat trail, which never totally escapes the road. All the more reason to go in winter, when traffic is far less.
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