If you ask me, one of the coolest parts of Colorado (aside from the mountains, ample outdoor recreation, and epic sports teams, of course) is the fact that we are rich in history. From dinosaurs to pre-historic peoples to mining, there is no shortage of places and artifacts to check out, including this hidden Centennial State trail that leads to an unforgettable archaeological treasure:

Have you visited the Picketwire Canyon to check out the dino tracks? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to share any photos you snapped on your trip on our Colorado Nature Lovers Facebook group!

If you want to discover even more to do in La Junta, check out our previous article: This One Small Colorado Town Has More Outdoor Attractions Than Any Other Place In The State.

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