Parks of Colorado


Colorado is an outdoor paradise for enthusiasts. The National Park Service has 16 unites in the State of Colorado, including the Rocky Mountain National Park, Mesa Verde, Black Canyon and Great Sand Dunes. Some of these units are shared with other states. There are also 41 state parks, where you can fish, camp, hike and go rafting.



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Two sandhill cranes flying over a wetland west of the dunes in the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve (photo NPS / Patrick Myers).




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Elks in the Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.


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Below, Painted Wall, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park (photo NPS / Lisa Lynch).




A bobcat in the Colorado National Monument. Bobcats are mostly active at night and spend the day in rock shelters (photo NPS).


Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde's largest cliff dwelling as viewed from across the canyon at Sun Temple (photo NPS / Sandy Groves).


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Mountain goats in Mount Evans, Colorado.

Below, Horseback Tour, Vail Resorts.


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Mesa Verde cliff




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Animas River, Rocky Mountains, autumn.


Sunrise in Longs Peak, Rocky Mountain Park, Colorado.


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Gold cottonwoods, dunes and snow, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve (photo NPS / Patrick Myers).


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Parks of Colorado