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Colorado State Forest River Moss © Oletha Henderson
River Bank at Lair O Bear Park near Kittredge, CO August 2011
Colorado's Southwest Region Parks

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National Wildlife Refuge
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National Historic Landmark
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National Park
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trail
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National Forest
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State Wildlife Areas
Parks in this region are near these Colorado Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
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Lowry Ruins National Historical Landmark
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 National Park
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 >
Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge
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 >
San Juan National Forest
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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