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Anasazi Heritage Ctr

Anasazi Heritage

(Dolores CO) Anasazi Heritage Center National Monument was just north of Cortez and it serves as the gateway to the nearby Canyons of the Ancients. The canyon holds many ruins, with a few available to the public. These early pueblo natives are now called Ancestral Puebloan peoples. The museum was exceptionally good with displays, artifacts, […]

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Curecanti NRA. Cimarron


(Cimarron CO) Curecanti National Recreation Area lies west of Gunnison along US-50. Dams on the Gunnison River create three reservoirs. I first camped at the Cimarron Campground where there was a display of the historic narrow-gauge train that worked the area. The train was near the Morrow Point dam. A short drive into the canyon […]

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP

Black Canyon – South Rim

(Lujane CO) Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park-South Rim featured a very deep and narrow canyon cut by the Gunnison River. There was a scenic drive along the south rim, with pull-outs and paths to overlooks into the canyon. Cliffs and rock formations of great variety made for some really spectacular scenes. The views […]

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