On the southern edge of metropolitan Denver
, Littleton was settled in the 1860s by farmers homesteading the fertile land along the South Platte River
. Kettering Lake and Park afford opportunities for picnicking and fishing, and Chatfield State Park
, a few miles south, is a popular summer recreation spot. Roxborough State Park
offers scenic hiking trails that allow for cross-country skiing in winter.
A cultural center includes a museum with over 30,000 historic artifacts, a research library, and living history farms featuring on-site interpreters.
Littleton is part of the Denver, Colorado metro area.
Art RAF Gallery |
Public Libraries Littleton/Bemis Public Library |
Wildlife Viewing Troll-In Thunder Freshwater Charters |
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08/02 Coming to The area
Denver Greek Festival Denver CO June14-17 Traditional Greek dancing by the Hellenic Dance Academy of Denver and music by Etho Ellas. There is plenty of homemade food and pastries from throughout Greece to satisfy any appetite.
Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival Breckenridge CO July13 This event offers brews, views and free live music and features unlimited beer tasting from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Winter Park Alpine Artaffair Winter Park CO July20-21 Featuring Fine Arts & Fine Crafts,
Jewelry, Photography, Metalwork, Mixed Media,
Pottery, Painting, Glass, Wood, Fiber and More.
Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival Keystone CO August3-4 Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30 microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys.
Steamboat Wine Festival Steamboat Springs CO August7-11 Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience.
Lafayette Peach Festival Lafayette CO August17 500 fresh peach pies and individual servings of peach cobbler while supplies last, are available for sale at Festival Plaza and in front of the Main Stage near Lafayette Florist.