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horses graze, Fairplay, Colorado

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Grazing Horses

Fairplay, Colorado

A throwback to the mining towns of yore, Fairplay, CO, was founded during the Pikes Peak Gold Rush in 1859. Its hopeful charm hasn’t changed much since then, so visitors driving around can still come across grazing horses and cowboys leading burros. Experience Fairplay as it once was at the open-air South Park City Museum, a collection of more than 40 buildings that re-create the mining era.


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