Went for a hike this morning up the Mitchell Creek Trail past the Fish Hatchery:
Typical warning signs for this area:
But if you look closely:
Some of the things we saw:
My "hit the mountain lion when attacked" stick:
Some hitchhikers DH picked up:
There must be some years when there's a lot of snow. See how high off the ground the door is?
As for wild animal sightings, here is one we saw on the trail. DH didn't even need to use his "hit the bear" stick, as the critter was quite friendly.
After our hike, we stopped by the beautiful Hotel Colorado and did see some wild animals there: