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Jackson County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 13:35, last changed on 02/07/2021 - 01:07

Jackson County

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Jackson County, named after former US President Andrew Jackson, covers 1,621 square miles in northern Colorado. It encompasses North Park , a large intermountain basin that holds the headwaters of the North Platte River . The North Platte flows north out of Jackson County into Wyoming. The county’s...

Moose

Added by yongli on 02/21/2017 - 15:32, last changed on 02/13/2021 - 08:34
Moose ( Alces alces shirasi ) are the largest member of the deer family, with individuals reaching weights of between 800 and 900 pounds. The subspecies of moose found in Colorado, as well as throughout the southern Rocky Mountains , is the Shiras subspecies. This subspecies is smaller than that of...

Rocky Mountain National Park

Added by yongli on 10/21/2015 - 16:12, last changed on 01/22/2022 - 11:51
Established on January 26, 1915, Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) has for more than a century been one of the country’s most visited national parks. Mountain vistas and wilderness solitude draw millions of people every year. The park lies between elevations of 7,000 and 14,259 feet, harboring...

Walden / North Park

Added by yongli on 10/20/2020 - 10:01, last changed on 03/29/2021 - 08:16
Founded in 1888, Walden is located in the high basin of North Park in Jackson County , at an elevation of 8,099 feet. Considered the “ Moose Viewing Capital of Colorado,” Walden has an estimated population of 600. Despite its small population, the town stays busy with seasonal influxes of hunters,...
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