In the late 1800s, roads were carved further into the foothills, opening up Conifer and surrounding areas to those in search of adventure and wealth. Today, a mix of rustic cabins and brand-new homes in this growing community are neatly tucked behind expanses of blue spruce, pine, fir and aspen trees. What does stand out is this town’s abundance of natural beauty. Pike National Forest, which runs throughout town, caters to humans as well as an abundance of wildlife. And maintained open space parks lie just miles in almost every direction.