BackCountry Blog

Bring the Flavors of Fall Into Your Home

You may already have your pumpkins carved and candles lit, but nothing truly makes a home feel like fall without the harvest season foods we know and love: apples, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, and — of course — pumpkin. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite fall recipes that celebrate autumnal flavors, so get ready to […]


Fall In Love With Highlands Ranch

BackCountry is a master-planned community tucked into the south of the Denver metro area. You’ll fall in love with everything the community  has to offer this time of year — more than 70 miles of hiking and biking trails, neighborhood parks, farmers’ markets, and charming local features like the Highlands Ranch Mansion. Here are a […]


Last-Minute Colorado Adventures

Now that the end of summer vacation is looming, you’ll probably want to squeeze in as many outdoor adventures as you can before the kids go back to school. While you have plenty of hiking and biking adventure available right outside your back door in the BackCountry community and next door at the Backcountry Wilderness […]


Summer Fun for the Whole Family

Now that school is out and you have a whole summer vacation ahead of you, it’s time to take advantage of these long, sunny days and create wonderful family memories that will last for years to come. To get the most out of your summer break, write down a list of activities and events you […]


The Door is Closing on This Opportunity

Surrounded by so much natural beauty, BackCountry homes deserve to be exceptional. As the last chance to purchase a new home at BackCountry draws near, take note that a number of choice opportunities remain — including a few exquisite designs by Berkeley Homes. For more than 30 years, Berkeley Homes has demonstrated a passion for […]


Get Ready For Your Best Summer Yet

Summer is here, which means pool days, slushie drinks, warm-weather outfits, and the anticipation of an unforgettable road trip. With so much to look forward to this season, you’ll have a hard time accomplishing everything you want to do. By the time September rolls around, you might wonder where all the time went. The wonderful […]


Where Your Dream Home Meets Your Dream Community

If you’re searching for the right floorplan in the right community, you couldn’t pick a more perfect place. Richmond American Homes at BackCountry brings a personal approach to homebuilding to ensure that each new home has a one-of-a-kind look — not to mention our location in Highlands Ranch puts you close to everything that’s wonderful […]


Best Trails Around South Metro Denver

Spring has sprung! If you’ve noticed the warmer temperatures and the chirping of birds, chances are you probably want to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. Dig your hiking gear out of the back of the closet, grab the kids (or a buddy), and make your way to one of these nearby trails to enjoy […]


Get The Best of Both Worlds with the Shadow Walk Collection

One world offers access to top-rated schools, fantastic shopping, fine dining, and so much more. The other shares a border with the serene and picturesque Colorado wilderness. What if you could have the best of both worlds in a single gated community? This is what makes BackCountry such a distinctive and sought-out neighborhood — it […]


Become Enthralled With the Water Dance

Beginning in March,Shea Homes will release the model homes from the Water Dance Collection, offering the best of both worlds: convenient, amenity-rich living in south Denver plus adventure right outside your back door. You’ll find these homes inBackCountry, which was named the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver’s Community of the Year in 2011. This […]


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