2018 Gold Rush Photo Contest

2018 Gold Rush Photo Contest
SUBMIT your best autumn color image for a chance to WIN up to $500!

COVER FEATURE: Gold Rush 2017: The lure and lore of gold

Gold Rush 2017
Fall Jeep tours take you places the family sedan cannot or probably shouldn’t go, with someone else doing the driving while you fix your undistracted gaze, and focus your camera (phone), on Colorado’s autumn gold. Read More »

FEATURED EVENT: 34TH ANNUAL A TASTE OF COLORADO

Sept. 1–4

Civic Center Park, Downtown Denver
Sample a variety of culinary delights from more than 50 of Colorado’s favorite food establishments, enjoy live music, children’s performers, carnival, artisans, vendors, and plenty more. Read More »

ENCOMPASS ARTICLES SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017

Autumn hues
Remote color

Aspen gold in the Rockies isn’t the only reason to head west from the Front Range. Three photographers offer their favorite images from a region less-traveled—Colorado’s arid Western Slope. Read More »

Bison encounters
Colorado First: Distant thunder

Colorado is home to a range of great bison encounters from Ralphie to Buffalo Bill to smoked ribs. Read More »

Redstone Castle
Explorer’s Hub: Back to 1903

Remote and remarkably preserved, with original furnishings from the Gilded Age, Redstone Castle is scheduled to reopen in 2018 as a dream-come-true wedding destination. Read More »

Haunted Mine Drop
Online Feature: Long way down

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park’s newest ride—the Haunted Mine Drop—sends you 110 feet to the bottom of a mine haunted by a century-old victim of greed, and is the first dark-ride underground drop in the world. Read More »

Editor’s Note
READ SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017 ISSUE ONLINE: EDITOR’S NOTE

This Gold Rush Edition of EnCompass takes you on a jeep tour through some of Colorado’s best autumn colors, from destinations along the Front Range to those on the Western Slope. You’ll also discover several places around the state to encounter Colorado’s beloved beast—the American Bison. Plus, don’t miss Glenwood Springs’ newest attraction, the Haunted Mine Drop. Read More »