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Browns Canyon National Monument

Added by yongli on 03/11/2016 - 11:06, last changed on 05/11/2020 - 12:58
On February 19, 2015, President Obama designated 21,586 acres of scenic canyons, rivers, and backcountry forest in Chaffee County , Colorado, as the Browns Canyon National Monument. Browns Canyon is the eighth national monument designation within the state of Colorado. It provides visitors with...

Chaffee County

Added by yongli on 01/30/2017 - 16:45, last changed on 01/17/2020 - 17:17
Chaffee County lies in central Colorado on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains and along the Upper Arkansas River valley. It is bordered by Lake and Park Counties to the north, Park and Fremont Counties to the east, Saguache County to the south, and Gunnison County to the west. Chaffee County’...

Trout Creek Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 01/14/2020 - 15:13, last changed on 01/14/2020 - 15:13
Trout Creek in east Chaffee County is an extensive archaeological site exhibiting natural outcrops of colorful jaspers that were used for thousands of years as raw material for toolmaking by many different groups of Native Americans. It is one of the best-known toolstone sources not only in central...
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