As gas prices continue to rise, more Coloradans are running errands on foot. Some can walk to work, while others are close enough to walk to the local pharmacy or grocery store. It saves gas and ups your activity level.

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Some communities in the Centennial State are enjoying a reputation for "walkability". These are places where residents find well-kept sidewalks and walking paths that connect one side of the city to the other. Have you ever wondered what Colorado's most walkable city is?

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Walkability in Colorado

Walkscore.com is a quick and easy reference that offers a "walkability" and "bike-friendly" score for destinations across Colorado. If you love walking paths that pass through parks and neighborhoods and offer access to public transportation options, Colorado does not disappoint. Keep reading to look at Colorado's most walkable cities in the photo gallery below.

Colorado Was Made For Walking

Most walkable towns in Colorado.
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If you love walking, Mesa County, Colorado, is a great place to live. Hiking trails, walking paths, and parks connect portions of Palisade to Grand Junction to Fruita with great western slope views as you go. Several towns on Colorado's Western Slope have some of the best walkability scores in the state.

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Colorado's Most Walkable Town

Colorado's most walkable city.
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While it might not be everyone's favorite place to walk, it's hard to beat the "walkability" of the city of Denver. They earned a walkability score of "61" from Walkscore.com, far lower than a city like Telluride which earned an "89".

Denver offers places like Five Points, City Park, and Coors Field, all accessible on foot or linked to public transportation. The number of options and the distance you can cover on foot make Denver the walkability leader right now in Colorado.

Keep reading to check out ten of the most walkable communities in Western Colorado in the gallery below.

Here’s the 10 Most Walkable Cities in Western Colorado

As gas prices continue to rise in Colorado, residents are looking more than ever for communities that make it easy to get around on foot. Keep reading to learn more about ten communities in Western Colorado that earned the highest 'walkability' scores from Walkscore.com.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

PHOTOS: See All 22 of Delta, Colorado's Downtown Murals

The city of Delta, Colorado came up with a great idea back in 1986 to dedicate the sides of several historic buildings throughout the downtown area as a space for murals and public art. Have you seen all twenty-two murals in downtown Delta? Well, you can now.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

LOOK: Photos: A Walkthrough of Colorado's Beautiful Palisade Rim Trail

Get south of the Colorado River in Palisade and head down G Road/ Highway 6 to the Palisade Rim Trail. Scroll through the photos below to get a look at the trail and the incredible view near the top.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

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