For those who stay more than one day out of the city, proper camping areas can be always found around national parks and state forests. Weekend getaway near White River National Forest is a good alternative not to spend leisure time in the city and get closer to nature. 2,2 million acres forest is located in the northwest part of Colorado and got its name after the river which crosses the region in the north. Travelers have a big choice of daily activities like hiking to the highest peak in the forest (about 14,000 feet high), climbing Mount Sopris, horseback riding in the lower part of the Piney Lake Trail or even rafting along the Upper Roaring Fork River. There are also few rivers good for fishing in the forest like the Frying Pan and Gore.