Living and Working in Colorado

With an abundance of sunshine and mountains nearby, the Front Range is the place to be.

Rocky Mountains

Denver is located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. One can enjoy a panoramic view of the mountains from our campus, and Rocky Mountain National Park is 90 minutes away.


With the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and MLS, Denver has teams in all of the major professional sports leagues. Plus, there are professional rugby and lacrosse teams.


Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre is a must-stop for concert lovers. From smaller clubs to medium-sized theaters to large arenas, there are lots of options for live music.


Denver has more than 200 parks within the city, including nearby City Park, home to 330 acres of green spaces and the Denver Zoo. There are also more than 20,000 acres of parks in the nearby mountains.

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Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Pediatrician-in-Chief, Children’s Hospital Colorado

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