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Grand County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 12:52, last changed on 10/11/2019 - 11:07

Grand Lake, 1894

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Established in 1874, Grand County lies in the north central Rocky Mountains some sixty-seven miles west of Denver . It is named for the Grand River, an early name for the Colorado River . Encompassing 1,868 square miles, Grand County is bordered to the north by Jackson County , to the northeast by...

Trail Ridge Road

Added by yongli on 05/22/2018 - 15:50, last changed on 10/07/2019 - 13:16
Trail Ridge Road snakes roughly fifty miles across Rocky Mountain National Park , from Estes Park to Grand Lake . Planned and built from about 1929 to 1938, the road provided a safer route across the Continental Divide for the park’s growing number of visitors. Trail Ridge Road reaches an elevation...
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