Five great views -- both mountain and city -- around Denver
Denver is a beautiful city, especially on days devoid of any brown cloud, and there are dozens of places where you can get a memorable shot. Here are five spots that offer a great view of the city or the mountains -- and, in some rare cases, both.
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Antonio Valenzuela Two parkgoers enjoy the view from Ruby Hill.
Most locals identify Ruby Hill with winter days spent sledding down the steep hills, but this south Denver park also offers a magnificent view to the northeast. The park, which borders the South Platte River, overlooks Overland Golf Course; scattered throughout are interesting pieces of public art. In the summer residents enjoy the swimming pool and BBQ areas -- as well as that view!