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Have you ever thought of what it would be like to stay the night camping in Colorado in a covered wagon? Whether you answered yes or no, you, Coloradan, have an opportunity to channel your inner pioneer and spend the night in one of these historic vehicles, thanks to this unique Centennial State campground. Let’s check out some covered wagon camping in Colorado.

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Wonderful Natural Attractions in Colorado

What are the best bucket-list natural attractions in Colorado?

The best bucket-list natural attractions in Colorado include:

  • Rifle Falls. You’ll find three waterfalls in a row here and they are simply splendid. It does take a fair amount of hiking to get to them.
  • Garden of the Gods. This is one of the most stunning natural areas in Colorado and contains views that will stick in your mind for quite some time.
  • Hanging Lake. Located at Glenwood Springs, the waters here are a lively turquoise and it resembles a fairytale pond.
  • Lizard Lake. This is an area that appears to be a part of a Bob Ross painting that has come to life before your very eyes.

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What are the most incredible natural attractions in Colorado?

The most incredible natural attractions in Colorado include:

  • Devil’s Causeway. This is a rugged peak that is a strenuous hike, however, the views from the top are quite extraordinary.
  • West Maroon Pass. If you’ve ever wanted to see a lovely expanse of multicolored wildflowers, this is the perfect place for it.
  • Boulder Creek. This is an excellent place to spend a day lazily tubing down the creek which runs for 32 miles.
  • San Isabel National Forest. You’ll find a natural rock waterslide here that is some wonderful fun for the whole family and the area is gorgeous.

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What are some hidden-gem natural wonders in Colorado?

Some hidden-gem natural wonders in Colorado include:

  • Dinosaur National Monument. With over 800 paleontological sites, this is an intriguing and historical place to explore. 
  • Mount Evans. Driving up this road will lead to some of the most stunning views you will have seen in a very long time.
  • Last Dollar Road. This is the place for a scenic drive, especially in autumn when you’ll see an expanse of vibrant colors.
  • Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. You can find insect and leaf fossils here that date back 34 million years!

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