Florissant Fossil Beds

Florissant Fossils

(Florissant CO) Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument had some unexpected features. No dinosaur bones or footprints, and no active digs or pits. The Visitor Center had a gift shop, a film and displays describing the history and geology of the area. Instead of dino’s, it contained numerous fossils of insects, fish, and plants. Many were […]

Continue Reading 0
Cottonwood Lake

Cottonwood Lake

(nr Buena Vista CO) Up toward the Collegiate Peaks I found Cottonwood Lake campground. At over 9,600ft it provided cool temperatures and scenic views. Mountains all around, but no mountain goats again. Plenty of pine and aspen trees to keep me happy though. Cottonwood Creek flowed from the lake, and got larger the further it […]

Continue Reading 6
Cascade Falls

Cascade Falls

(nr Nathrop CO) Cascade Falls was just a half mile hike up the paved road past Chalk Lake. It was a wonderful series of raging cascades, tumbling over rocks and logs. A goodly amount of time was spent there taking photos and sitting on a boulder watching the water splash and surge past. The main […]

Continue Reading 0

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes