Natural Landmarks

Discover Colorado’s stunning natural landscape. Simply put, Colorado has to be seen to be believed.

 

Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods
Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs
The iconic Flatirons above Boulder
Pawnee Buttes in the Pawnee National Grassland of northeast Colorado
The Colorado River flows through Glenwood Canyon near Glenwood Springs
Colorado Springs
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve near Alamosa
The entrance to Comanche National Grassland near Springfield
Chimney Rock Archeological Area
Great Sand Dunes National Park near Alamosa, CO
Hiking in Great Sand Dunes National Park
The iconic Maroon Bells peaks near Aspen
Medano Creek in Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Chimney Rock National Monument near Pagosa Springs, CO
Devil's Causeway near Yampa, CO
Hiking Devil's Causeway's narrow trail near Yampa, CO
Hiking Devil's Causeway near Yampa, CO
The Star Dune at Great Sand Dunes National Park Near Alamosa
Sandboarding at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
Blanca Vista Park in Alamosa
Great Sand Dunes National Park Near Alamosa
Views of Mount Blanca and the Rio Grande River in Alamosa
Great Sand Dunes National Park Near Alamosa
The Maroon Bells near Snowmass
Kayaking at Vallecito Lake near Durango
Pikes Peak Highway
Pikes Peak Highway
The Manitou Incline in Manitou Springs
The Manitou Incline in Manitou Springs
Helen Hunt Falls
Helen Hunt Falls
A view of Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods Park
A view of Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods Park

From the incredible red rock formations jutting up from the earth at Garden of the Gods to the towering sand dunes at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve to 54 mountain peaks over 14,000 feet high (known as fourteeners), you’ll see things here you can’t see anywhere else. Colorado’s natural wonders are everywhere you look, just waiting to be explored.

You’ll find many places to enjoy Colorado’s vast natural beauty. There are four national parks, eight national monuments, 42 state parks and many other natural attractions waiting to be explored. Wherever you go in Colorado, have your camera ready for pictures of the postcard-perfect beauty.

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