June 21 marked the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.
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In the weeks immediately before and after the solstice, the sun sets around 8:30 p.m. local time.
At Golden's South Table Mountain, the hours preceding sunset are a perfect time for biking, hiking, running and photography. The 1,484-acre park with 14.2 miles of trails offer excellent views of Lakewood, Denver, Golden and the nearby foothills.
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