Few People Know That Colorado Is Home To One Of The Last Remaining Short Grass Prairies In The World

Since the Kiowa and Arapahoe first came to Colorado, the shortgrass prairie has been an important part of Colorado’s landscape, home to such magnificent animals as the American bison and important crops like maize and soybeans. Sadly, these landscapes are now endangered, which makes us Coloradans all the more lucky to live in such close proximity to one of the last remaining prairies in the world:

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Discover even more things to do within the Comanche National Grassland in our previous article: This One Small Colorado Town Has More Outdoor Attractions Than Any Other Place In The State.