Garden Park

Garden Park dinosaur dig in Colorado
July 9, 2012

Garden Park, six miles north of Cañon City, was one of the world’s most productive spots for dinosaur discoveries starting in 1877.

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Dinosaur Depot Museum

Staff The Dinosaur Depot Museum, located in a former firehouse, tells the story of the major dinosaur discoveries at Garden Park north of Cañon City that began in 1877 and included the first bones from several species of dinosaurs that led to the naming of those giant reptiles. The highlight of the museum is a replica of the world’s most complete Stegosaurus skeleton, which was found at Garden Park in…

July 9, 2012
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San Luis State Park

San Luis State Park near Alamosa
May 11, 2012

San Luis State Park Alamosa County, northeast of Alamosa San Luis State Park and Wildlife Area features boating, camping and birding. It lies 15 miles west of the Great Sand Dunes National Park. All the park’s 51 campsites look out on San Luis Lake, the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the Great Sand Dunes. Campgrounds are closed from October through April. The lake has been a water sports haven in…

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Eleven Mile State Park

Eleven Mile State Park in Colorado
May 8, 2012

Eleven Mile State Park Location: Park County, west of Woodland Park near the town of Lake George The large reservoir at Eleven Mile State Park is a premium spot for fishing. Rainbow, brown, cutthroat, kokanee and pike inhabit the waters of the park. Canoeing, camping, hiking and biking, as well as sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, motor boating and winter ice boating, make Eleven Mile a year-round destination. The park is also…

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