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Parks Colorado Florissant Fossil Beds NM - Gothic NA

 
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  Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument  National Park Service    NPS

  http://www.nps.gov/flfo

  e-mail  FLFO_Information@nps.gov

  719 748-3253

  P.O. Box 185

  15807 Teller County 1

  Florissant    CO 80816-0185

    "When the mountains are overthrown and the seas uplifted, the

    universe at Florissant flings itself against a gnat and preserves it."--

     Dr.  Arthur C. Peale, Hayden Expedition Geologist, 1873

   Recreation.gov

 

  Fossil Ridge Wilderness           Wilderness.net  WILD

  http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID

  e-mail  info@wilderness.net

  406-243-6933

  College of Forestry and Conservation, Wilderness Institute

  The University of Montana

  Missoula   MT  59812

    The Fossil Ridge Wilderness now contains a total of 31,539

    acres and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. All of the

    wilderness is in the state of Colorado

    Recreation.gov


  Frontier Pathways Scenic and Historic Byway

  Department of Transportation   DOT

  http://www.byways.org/pages/frameset.html?CX_PAGE=101&CX_BYW

  e-mail  sfacctg@coyotenet.net

  719-783-9453

  P.  O. Box 466

  2301 County Road 323                                               

  Westcliffe   CO 81252

    Historic homesteads, the pristine Wet Mountain Valley, romantic

    stage-stop ruins and wildlife viewing pullouts highlight this

    unspoiled historic and scenic route. This byway is unique for its    

    topographical diversity.

   Recreation.gov

  Fruita Paleontological Locality  Natural Area           CNAP
 
http://parks.state.co.us/cnap/Natural_Areas/NA%20pages/fruita.htm 
 
303 297-1192
 
Mesa County    CO
 
280 acres
 
Last Update    3 /15/2004

  Fruitgrowers Reservoir  Bureau of Reclamation       BOR

  e-mail  RStorbo@uc.usbr.gov

  970-248-0600

  Western Colorado Area Office

  Northern Division 
 
2764 Compass Drive

  Grand Junction   CO  81506

   Recreation.gov

 

  Garden Park Fossil Area  Bureau of Land Management      BLM

  e-mail  SMaurer@plia.org

  719-269-8500

  Royal Gorge Field Office

  3170 East Main Street

  Cañon City  CO 81212

    Fossils of well-known species of large dinosaurs have been

    discovered at this site over the last 120 years. Many of the

    dinosaur fossils discovered at this site are on exhibit at museums

    around the country, including the Denver Museum of Natural

    History,

  Recreation.gov

 

 

  Garden Park NA    Natural Area                           CO DOW
 
http://parks.state.co.us/cnap/Natural_Areas/NA%20pages/gardenpk.htm
                                       
CO
 

  Gateway Palisade NA       Natural Area                               CO DOW
 
http://parks.state.co.us/cnap/Natural_Areas/NA%20pages/gateway.htm
                                       
CO

  Gilpin County Community Center  County Recreation    Gilpin County P&R

  http://co.gilpin.co.us/Recreation/default.htm

  e-mail  mailto:gcrec@co.gilpin.co.us  303 582-1453

  250 Norton Drive

  Golden CO  80403

  Notes  pools, gym, indoor facility    Last Update  12/17/2006

  Gold Belt Recreation Management Area  Bureau of Land Management   BLM

  http://www.co.blm.gov/rectouring.htm     e-mail   SMaurer@plia.org

  719-269-8500

  Royal Gorge Field Office

  3170 East Main Street                                               

  Canon City    CO 81212

    Travel on a historic, narrow-gauge railroad bed, an old stage road,

    and a county road on the Gold Belt Scenic Byway. The Byway

    retraces the historic travel routes connecting Cripple Creek and  

    Victor Mining District, site of the world's largest Gold Rush.

   Recreation.gov

 

  Golden Gate Canyon  SP       State Park                            Colorado State Parks
 
http://www.parks.state.co.us/default.asp?parkID=83&action=park
 
e-mail   mailto:golden.gate.park@state.co.us      303 582-3707
 
3873 Highway 46
 
Golden   CO    80403
  
12000 acres

  Gothic NA  Natural Area                    CNAP
 
http://parks.state.co.us/cnap/Natural_Areas/NA%20pages/gothic.htm
 
*****
 
Gunnison County                  CO
 
1490 acres              Last Update    3 /28/2004

 


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