The Old Camp Hale In Colorado Has An Intriguing WWII Connection That Few People Know

For many of us, our knowledge of World War II comes from our parents, grandparents, documentaries, and high school classes, making this critical time in history seem as though it occurred millions of years ago and on a different planet. While most of the war did occur on different continents, Colorado does have close ties to this tumultuous and uncertain time, which is via the old Camp Hale:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you had a chance to visit this beautiful and historical area? Tell us about your experience in the comments. Camp Hale is not the only place in Colorado with close ties to World War II, as evidenced by This Rare Footage In The 1940s That Shows Colorado As You’ve Never Seen It Before.

Address: 10th Mountain Division Memorial Hwy,, Leadville, CO 80461, USA