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South Park

South Park

South Park is one of three mountain parks in Colorado. All of these contain mountain grasslands, but South Park is home to some famous extreme rich fens. South Park is accessed from Denver via Route 285 which enters from the north over Kenosha Pass where you will see...
Red Mountain Pass

Red Mountain Pass

This is the ruins of one of the several mines on Red Mountain pass, elevation 11,018 feet. It is located in the Red Mountain Mining District on Route 550 between Ouray and Silverton, called the “Million Dollar Highway”. The mines along this road were built...
Geneva Basin

Geneva Basin

Geneva Basin is perhaps Colorado’s most famous abandoned ski area. It was located between Grant and Georgetown on Guanella Pass Road. The peak at 11,750 feet altitude was opened in 1961 and was called Indianhead Ski Area. It had various owners but was closed in...
Wolfberry (Symphoricarpos occidentalis)

Wolfberry (Symphoricarpos occidentalis)

Wolfberry (Symphoricarpos occidentalis) is a native shrub in the Honeysuckle Family (Caprifoliaceae). It is common near streams and lakes, and in meadows, known from the plains to the low montane on the east slope and from Moffat County on the west slope. It blooms...
White Snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus)

White Snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus)

White Snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus), in the Honeysuckle Family (Caprifoliaceae) is a native shrub locally common on open hillsides and in forests and meadows along the Front Range (Larimer south to Las Animas Counties), It grows from the plains to the lower montane...