Rockport in Weld County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
This highways travels straight south to Denver and beyond, past ranches and then irrigated farms rich in grain and sugar beets. Eastward lie hundreds of miles of prairie now dotted with prosperous towns. Westward rises the rampart of the Rocky Mountains crested with summits like Longs Peak, James Peak, Mount Evans and Pikes Peak, old in story.
Location. 40° 53.668′ N, 104° 47.748′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Colorado, in Weld County. Marker is on U.S. 85 0.3 miles south of County Road 126, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carr CO 80612, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Magic City of the Plains (approx. 12.1 miles away in Wyoming); Wyoming’s Wildlife Heritage (approx. 12.1 Yellowstone Highway (approx. 12.2 miles away in Wyoming); Trails & Tales of I-25 (approx. 12.2 miles away in Wyoming); The Greeting and The Gift (approx. 12.2 miles away in Wyoming); The Denver Pacific Railway (approx. 12.8 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.