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Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

Colorado
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  • Arts & Culture
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About the Park

History lovers will find plenty to explore at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, one of the first, and for a time only, major settlements in the west.

California National Historic Trail

California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming
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  • Arts & Culture
  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drive
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A river running through Carlin Canyon along the California National Historic Trail in Nevada
About the Park

Running over a total of 1,000 miles scattered across 10 states, the California National Historic Trail traces one of the greatest mass migrations in American history in the mid-1800s as over 250,000 emigrants traveled westwards towards the promises of golden fields and rich farmlands of California.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Colorado
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Beneath a grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world, including petrified Sequoia trees.

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

Colorado
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  • Biking
  • Arts & Culture
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Children's Programs
  • Climbing
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Off-Roading
  • Picnicking
  • Shopping
  • Skiing
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Tours
  • Water Activities
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winter Sports
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About the Park

Nestled in southern Colorado, this park features North America's tallest dunes, which rise over 750 feet high against the rugged Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Mesa Verde National Park

Colorado
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Mesa Verde National Park’s cliff dwellings are just one wonder to be found at this national park in Colorado, which also includes protected wilderness.

Santa Fe National Historic Trail

Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma
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  • Arts & Culture
  • Children's Programs
  • Historical
  • Off-Roading
  • Scenic Drive
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About the Park

Santa Fe National Historic Trail is a transportation route through mid-North America that connected Missouri to New Mexico, and includes scenic hiking paths.

Yucca House National Monument

Colorado
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Image of mountains surrounding Yucca House National Monument
About the Park

Among the largest archaeological sites in Colorado, the Yucca House National Monument, an ancient community center, is a portal into Puebloan society.

Starry sky in Joshua Tree National Park
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