Few People Know This Charming Small Town In Colorado Is The Highest Point On The Continental Divide

Colorado is home to more geographically significant places than we can count, including the Continental Divide. Beginning at the Cape Prince of Wales in Alaska and ending in the Andes of South America, the Continental Divide is a naturally occurring boundary that separates the continent’s river systems, with North America’s separating the water from the Pacific Ocean from the Atlantic, Arctic, and the Gulf of Mexico. Since the Continental Divide is so geographically significant, many people try to travel it by foot or car, making Colorado’s portion a popular spot. If you, too, wish to experience some (or all) of the Divide for yourself, start by visiting this historic and charming small town that houses the highest point along the ridge:

While you’re visiting Silver Plume, be sure to also check out With Attractions Galore, The Small Town Of Georgetown, Colorado Is Perfect For A Family Getaway.

Address: Silver Plume, CO 80476, USA