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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...

Walden / North Park

Added by yongli on 10/20/2020 - 10:01, last changed on 10/20/2020 - 10:17
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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