National Parks in Colorado

The Rocky Mountains and so much more!

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This vast state is ripe with fossils, ancient Native American cliff dwellings, diverse landscapes and, of course, The Rockies. Fun fact: Colorado is home to more mountains 14,000 feet or higher than any other state in the U.S.

Bent's Old Fort

National Historic Site, La Junta, CO

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

National Park, Montrose, CO

Cache la Poudre River

National Heritage Area, CO

California

National Historic Trail, CA, CO, ID, KS, MO, NE, NV, OR, UT, WY

Colorado

National Monument, Fruita, CO

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Curecanti

National Recreation Area, Gunnison, CO

Dinosaur

National Monument, Vernal, UT & Dinosaur, CO

Florissant Fossil Beds

National Monument, Florissant, CO

Great Sand Dunes

National Park & Preserve, Mosca, CO

The Great Sand Dunes

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Hovenweep

National Monument, Blanding, UT & Cortez, CO

Mesa Verde

National Park, Cortez & Mancos, CO

Mesa Verde National Park

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Old Spanish

National Historic Trail, AZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, UT

Pony Express

National Historic Trail, CA, CO, KS, MO, NE, NV, UT, WY

Rocky Mountain

National Park, Estes Park & Grand Lake, CO

Sand Creek Massacre

National Historic Site, Kiowa County, CO

Santa Fe

National Historic Trail, CO, KS, MO, NM, OK

Yucca House

National Monument, Cortez, CO

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