Colorado National Parks and Monuments

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Sand Dunes National ParkColorado offers unequaled natural mountain scenery, abundant wildlife, and more outdoor activities than you can imagine. The name Colorado comes from the
Spanish word "colorado" which means "redish color". On August 1, 1867, President Ulysses Grant proclaimed Colorado the 38th state.

Colorado's spectacular scenery extends from the Rocky Mountains National Park to the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Visitors flock to Colorado
to enjoy the state's four national parks, five national monuments, and over forty state parks.
Rocky Mountain Waterfall
When planning a Colorado trip, consider the following.

Park entrance fees vary throughout the the state and are subject to change.



Justin Clemons

November, 2011

Chapter 1, lab 1

5th Period