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Garfield County


Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 15:59, last changed on 03/18/2020 - 13:23
One of the best-known Ute leaders of the nineteenth century, Colorow (c. 1813–88) was involved in many significant events in Colorado history, from his first contact with white Americans during the Colorado Gold Rush to the Meeker Incident and his namesake “ Colorow’s War ” of 1887. Colorow’s...

Garfield County

Added by yongli on 12/28/2015 - 16:01, last changed on 12/28/2020 - 10:59

Garfield County

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Named for former president James Garfield, Garfield County is a mountainous county in western Colorado. Covering 2,956 square miles, it is bordered to the north by Rio Blanco County , to the east by Routt and Eagle Counties, to the south by Pitkin and Mesa Counties, and to the west by the state of...

Trappers Lake and Flat Tops Wilderness

Added by yongli on 09/14/2020 - 15:14, last changed on 09/14/2020 - 15:14
The Flat Tops Wilderness covers more than 235,000 acres of remote mountains and forests in Garfield , Rio Blanco , and Eagle Counties on Colorado’s Western Slope . Its most popular natural feature is Trappers Lake, the state’s second-largest natural lake, fed by the North Fork of the White River...

Western Slope

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 16:14, last changed on 05/04/2020 - 09:20
“A Fantasy land,” “a mystique,” “a state of mind”—these are only some of the expressions used to describe the Western Slope of Colorado, commonly defined as the roughly one-third of the state that lies west of the Continental Divide . The serpentine divide forms the region’s eastern boundary,...
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