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photo of sedum and lichens on rocks

The Snowy Mountains

The Snowy Mountains are actually in Wyoming, just north of Colorado, but they are such a great place to visit, we are compelled to include them.  This photo was taken by Loraine Yeatts.

a photo of aspen trees in Maroon Bells

The Maroon Bells

The Maroon Bells are perhaps the best known twin peaks in Colorado.  Fall is a great time to visit them when the aspens are in full color.  But their popularity has resulted in required reservations.  This photo was taken by Anna Foderaro.

photo of flowers blooming in alpine

La Plata Mountains

Michael Remke took this photo of the La Plata Mountains, a subrange of the San Juan Mountains in Southwestern Colorado.

landscape photo of scarlet paintbrush flowers on Shrine Ridge Trail

Indian Paintbrush on Shrine Ridge

This photo of Indian Paintbrush on the Shrine Ridge Trail was taken by Carol McGowan and won first place in the 2021 CoNPS photo contest.  It is the first Home Page photo of our new website.

 

a photo of the San Juan Mountains and Castilleja rhexifolia

San Juan Mountains

This photo was taken by Tom Lebsack near the top of the Governor Basin OHV road in the San Juan Mountains near Ridgeway Colorado.

West Bijou Ranch

This photo of backlit grasses was photographed by Skot Laytona at West Bijou Ranch in boulder County, now a National Natural Landmark.

a photo of south platt river

South Platte River

Another photo by Skot Laytona, this one is of the South Platte River in Littleton, proving that you can find beauty in the middle of urban areas.