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Castlewood Canyon State Park is a part of the Colorado State Park System. This 2.628-acre park in Franktown, Colorado, offers a waterfall, canyon walls, and remanents of a homestead. We enjoy the combination of kid-friendly hikes and geology.
We stayed at the La Junta KOA Journey Campground in La Junta, Colorado, as part of a multi-day camping trip. We had not visited the small town of La Junta before. We drove the scenic route, avoiding almost all highways, which ended up taking us at one point along the Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway.
Bent’s Old Fort is a National Park Service National Historic Site approximately three hours from Denver in La Junta, Colorado. This site also part of the Sante Fe National Historic Trail that runs through Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.
Jewell Wetlands Park is part of the City of Aurora Park System. This 50-acre park in Aurora, Colorado, offers walking trails, nature viewing, and photography opportunities. The park is close to Utah Park, Cherry Creek State Park, and the Aurora History Museum. There is a parking lot located off of Jewell Avenue. The parking lot
The Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch is conveniently surrounded by Interstate 70, US-287, and Interstate 225 in Aurora, Colorado. We don’t live far so we took the “scenic” route. It took us about 15 minutes to get there by taking local roads. The center is a hidden gem amongst a semi-industrial area. Other
The Cheyenne Depot Museum is in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The museum is within the former Union Pacific Depot, which is a National Historic Landmark. Outside of the museum is the Cheyenne Depot Plaza, which contains art and signage that explains Cheyenne’s history. The Cheyenne Depot Museum is a two-story museum with interactive exhibits, a giant model
Four Mile Historic Park in Denver, Colorado, offers a 12-acres historic oasis and the site of Denver’s oldest standing structure. The park is conveniently next to the Cherry Creek Trail. The park is a quick 15-minute drive from Cherry Creek State Park. Table of Contents Four Mile Historic Park Location & Hours The park is