Comanche National Grassland

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Comanche National Grassland

Address:27204 Hwy 287
PO Box 127
Springfield, CO 81073

Size: 443,030 acres.
Location:Southeastern Colorado. Accessible by US 160, 287/385, and 350; CO 109, and 50. Nearby cities/towns include Kim, Walsh, Lamar, Campo, Pritchett, and Vilas.
Facilities:Dispersed camping, trails, 3 picnic areas, scenic drive.
Activities:Camping, hunting, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, bird watching, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Vogel Canyon and Picture Canyon, which contain prehistoric Native American village sites and well-preserved examples of rock art; Picketwire Canyonlands, largest dinosaur track in North America with 1,300 footprints; a segment of Santa Fe National Historical Trail (see entry in national trails section), with historic water springs sites, scenic lookouts, and visible wagon ruts.

See other parks in Colorado.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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The sites in that study included the Comanche National Grassland, the Central Plains Experimental Range, and mixed-grass prairie on U.S.
of Portal, 25 June 1970 (DMNS ZA.325); Colorado: Denver County: 1 [??], Denver (39[degrees]44'N, 104[degrees]59'W), 4 February 1939 (CU); 1 [??], Smokey Hill, 5 July 1938 (CU); Las Animas County: 1 [??], near Chacuaco Creek (37[degrees]33'N, 103[degrees]38'W), 12 June 1962 (CU); Otero County: 1 [??], Comanche National Grasslands (39[degrees]29'N, 105[degrees]16'W), 29 May 2004 (DMNS ZA.7554); Pueblo County: 1 [??], Pueblo West (38[degrees]18'N, 104[degrees]46'W), 25 September 1999 (DMNS ZA.9841); Weld County: 1 [??], 20.9 km N.
Look to the southeast--two huge chunks of the Comanche National Grasslands.

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