Named after early homesteader George Lowry, it was constructed about AD 1060 on top of abandoned pithouses from an earlier period of occupation. Its 40-100 inhabitants were farmers who also hunted small game, made elaborately decorated pottery, and wove cotton obtained by trade.
Lowry Pueblo was ........more
Mesa Verde, Spanish for green table, offers an unparalleled opportunity to see and experience a unique cultural and physical landscape. The culture represented at Mesa Verde reflects more than 700 years of history. From approximately A.D. 600 through A.D. 1300 people lived and flourished in communities ........more
Alamosa and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges NWR are found in the heart of the Coloradoaposs San Luis Valley. Alamosa NWR includes 11,169 acres of wetlands of various depths and sizes located primarily within the Rio Grande flood plain. The natural wet meadows, river oxbows, and riparian corridors ........more
Welcome to the San Juan National Forest, a region of forested mountains, 14,000-foot peaks, scenic roads, geological wonders, historic and prehistoric communities, and a narrow-gauge railroad.ltbrgtltbrgtWithin the Pagosa District are many trails that lead into areas of undisturbed wild and natural ........more
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