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Scenic Byway: Gold Belt Tour

By on August 8, 2018

Cars creep along a ledge chiseled from a steep cliff. A creek tumbles through a granite gorge 200 feet below. While drivers rivet their eyes on the narrow road,…

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University of Colorado Museum of Natural History: 4 Million Artifacts All for Free

By on September 17, 2012

Colorado, once inhabited by the stegosaurus and other oversized giants, has proved to be a paleontological jackpot. One place to take a prehistoric journey is, of course, the Denver…

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Dinosaur Ridge: Footprints of Time

By on August 22, 2011

I’ve just walked through more than 50 million years of time in one afternoon. I’m not sure if it’s the remnants of a little boy’s fascination with dinosaurs or…

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Canon City, Colorado: From Fossils to Festivals

By on June 28, 2010

Set against the rising foothills of the Rockies, Cañon City enjoys a temperate climate, some of the most dramatic scenery in Colorado and numerous tourist attractions that will keep…

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