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Manitou Springs in El Paso County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Ute Pass

 
 
Ute Pass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cldisme, June 15, 2010
1. Ute Pass Marker
Inscription.
This memorial is the
Property of the State of Colorado
Ute Pass
Named from the old Ute Trail
which led from South Park
through Manitou to the Plains.
Traversed by the Utes on
hunting and war expeditions.
Improved highway built
1916-28.

Erected by The State Historical Society of Colorado From The Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation And by the State Highway Department And the U.S. Forest Service 1929
 
Erected 1929 by State Historical Society of Colorado. (Marker Number 13.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the History Colorado marker series.
 
Location. 38° 52.206′ N, 104° 55.543′ W. Marker is in Manitou Springs, Colorado, in El Paso County. Marker is on Manitou Avenue (Business U.S. 24), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manitou Springs CO 80829, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wheeler Town Clock (approx. one mile away); The Amazing Balanced Rock (approx. 1.6 miles away); Goerke & Son Photography (approx. 1.6 miles away);
Ute Pass marker on cliff wall image. Click for full size.
By Cldisme, June 15, 2010
2. Ute Pass marker on cliff wall
A Plentiful Harvest (approx. 1.6 miles away); Indian Trail (approx. 2.5 miles away); Welcome to Garden of the Gods Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); Garden of the Gods Park (approx. 3 miles away); Bloomer Girl; A Colorado Trailblazer (approx. 3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Do not attempt to visit this Colorado Historical Marker during a heavy traffic period. There are no shoulders or turnouts to pull over. There are no sidewalks leading to this marker so walking to the marker is not recommended either.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNative AmericansRoads & Vehicles
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Cldisme of Joliet, Illinois. This page has been viewed 1,018 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Cldisme of Joliet, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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