Fascinating Colorado Facts You Probably Didn’t Know
Colorado is one of the most beautiful places on earth, but there are some facts about Colorado I bet you didn't know!
Home to the deepest geothermal hot spring on Earth. It is so deep, it is said, that any attempt to measure its actual depth has failed, but they do know it's at least 1,002 feet deep. That represents the longest plumb line used, and it never touched the bottom!
Once the home of a large, shallow lake that dinosaurs would visit 150 million years ago, they left over 1,300 footprints behind. This is the largest set of dinosaur footprints in the world!
One of Earth's richest archaeological sites, Mesa Verde has over 4,000 protected sites! See how life was lived by the ancestral Pueblo people and go back in time.
Quite simply, the largest flattop mountain in the world, right here. The Grand Mesa sits majestically to the east of Grand Junction and is also a way to count the seasons. Look for the gooseneck!
Hang on now, what? What are alligators doing in Colorado? Well, it seems as though a geothermal well on the property makes it the perfect temperature for raising alligators.