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Barger Gulch Site

Added by yongli on 01/15/2020 - 15:28, last changed on 03/29/2021 - 08:16
There are few places in western North America richer in Paleo-Indian archaeology than Middle Park , the valley that forms the headwaters of the Colorado River in Grand County . Within Middle Park, the Barger Gulch area preserves an impressive amount of evidence from early humans, with sites dating...

East Troublesome Fire

Added by Nick Johnson on 10/22/2020 - 21:05, last changed on 03/29/2021 - 08:16
One of the most destructive wildfire s in Colorado history, the East Troublesome Fire began on October 14, 2020, in the central Rocky Mountains east of Troublesome Creek in Grand County . A week later, high winds whipped the fire into a 100,000-acre inferno racing northeast through Grand Lake and...

Grand County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 12:52, last changed on 02/16/2021 - 01:07
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 04/17/2020 - 08:19
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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