Morrison in Jefferson County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Designated as part of the Dakota Hogback Natural Area
The Colorado Natural Areas Program (CNAP) was started in 1979 to identify and protect the very best Natural Areas in the State. The Natural Areas System recognizes and conserves the most unique and significant biologic, geologic or paleontologic sites in the State. The program assists state, federal, and private landowners of these Natural Areas through cooperative agreements and provides stewardship assistance to maintain all the special elements and protect these natural treasures.
In 2007, the Colorado Natural Areas Program obtained funding from the Colorado Lottery to assist the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge with protection of this world-class
Erected by the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge.
Location. 39° 41.312′ N, 105° 11.439′ W. Marker is in Morrison, Colorado, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from West Alameda Parkway 0.1 miles west of Colorado Highway 470, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16831 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison CO 80465, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Front Range Foothills (approx. 1.3 miles away); Red Rocks Amphitheatre (approx. 1.8 miles away); Red Rocks Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); Buffalo Bill Charles E. Kirk (approx. 4 miles away); Lariat Loop Byway: Buffalo Bill Museum (approx. 4 miles away); Lariat Loop Byway: Denver Mountain Parks (approx. 4 miles away); Our Changing Landscape-From Sea Floor to Mountain Top (approx. 4 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Dinosaur Ridge website. (Submitted on January 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Dinosaur Ridge photos. (Submitted on January 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
3. Wikipedia entry on Dinosaur Ridge. (Submitted on January 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Animals • Paleontology •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.