The national parks in Colorado are home to majestic natural areas and several important historic sites. These are the 13 Colorado National Parks.
Post Summary: Find out which are the US’s Most Visited National Parks I canceled visits to dozen-plus national parks and I avoid my local National Park due to the crowds so I was expecting National Park visitation to down as a whole this year. As I dug into the National Park Service’s 2020 Annual Visitor’s Statistics report I found some interesting things. Overall, 68 million people visited the 63 National Parks. That is a 25% decrease in total park visitors which makes sense given that the country was shut down for about 3 months. Most parks saw a decrease in visitation. The average decrease is about 32% There is 1…
Rocky Mountain National Park is a gem of a national park. The park is a short drive from Denver, Colorado. Much of the park is located above the tree line, yet this popular park attracts millions of visitors a year. Here are 9 things to know before visiting Rocky Mountain National Park. Things to Know Before Visiting Rocky Mountain National Park and Preserve Three distinct ecosystems Rocky Moutain National park has three distinct ecosystems. Each one is defined by elevation. The Montane ecosystem covers the lower elevations of the park from 5,600 to 9,500 feet. Montane covers the mountain meadows, Douglas-fir, and Ponderosa and Lodgepole pine forests. This ecosystem is generally warmer…
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