12 Facts About Colorado's National Parks That Will Surprise You

MatadorNetwork.com / January 11, 2018

by Tim Wenger

WITH 14,000-FOOT PEAKS, ancient Puebloan ruins, and sand dunes rivaling those of the deserts in your imagination, Colorado’s national parks make an awesome excuse for a summer road trip. Here are some of the surprising highlights of the Centennial State’s four national parks — with one national monument thrown into the mix for good measure.

Continue reading, including the excerpt about Colorado National Monument.