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Anne Evans Mountain Home

Added by yongli on 06/28/2017 - 14:41, last changed on 01/18/2020 - 12:19
The Anne Evans Mountain Home is a rustic cottage built by Anne Evans at an elevation of about 8,200 feet on her family’s large ranch in the Upper Bear Creek watershed in eastern Clear Creek County . Completed in 1911, the house was notable for its vertical log construction and artistic interiors,...


Added by yongli on 02/01/2017 - 13:48, last changed on 04/01/2020 - 01:07
Morrison is a small tourist-oriented town of restaurants and antique shops located along Bear Creek in the valley south of Red Rocks , about fifteen miles southwest of Denver . Established in 1872, the town relied on George Morrison’s quarrying industry in its early years but gradually shifted to a...

Summit Lake

Added by yongli on 08/24/2016 - 14:12, last changed on 03/19/2021 - 17:54
Located at an elevation of 12,830 feet on Mt. Evans , Summit Lake is a forty-acre alpine lake known for its scenic beauty and unique ecosystem. Acquired by Denver in 1924 as part of the city’s system of mountain parks , it is the highest Denver park as well as the highest city park in North America...
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