Golden in Jefferson County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Erected by Friends of Dinosaur Ridge.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
Location. 39° 40.698′ N, 105° 11.712′ W. Marker is in Golden, Colorado, in Jefferson County. The marker is on the Dinosaur Ridge Trail which is a 1.1 mile wide paved section of West Alameda Parkway that is closed to traffic. This marker is found 275 yards southeast of the parking area located at the junction of 93 (Hog Back Road) & West Alameda Parkway. This Trail has 15 unique dinosaur and geologic features. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Golden CO 80401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brontosaur Bulges (a few steps from this marker); Morrison Fossil Area (a few steps from this marker); Late Jurassic TimeTheropod Track (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rocky Mountains (within shouting distance of this marker); Volcanic Ash (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Alameda Parkway / Dinosaur Ridge (about 600 feet away); Bone Deposition (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Golden.
Also see . . . Dakota Hogback. (Submitted on October 19, 2018, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2018, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2018, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.