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Get the guided auto tour

If you go to recreation .gov and have a 4 wheel drive, you can sign up for an all day guided auto... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2015
SamSofnNad
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Denver, Colorado
Breathtaking

We drove through the grassland from La Junta. Watching the landscape change from fairly dusty, dry... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2013
AntsInMyPantsDE
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Sep 18, 2015
“Get the guided auto tour”
Jul 9, 2015
“a trip through time”
About
Vogel Canyon and Picture Canyon arelocated within the Grasslands and both contain excellent petroglyphs.
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1420 E 3rd St, Located about 100 miles SouthEast of Pueblo, Pueblo, CO 81001-3904
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+1 719-384-2181
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Reviewed September 18, 2015

If you go to recreation .gov and have a 4 wheel drive, you can sign up for an all day guided auto tour. You will get to see 4 times in Colorado history. Dinosaur foot prints in limestone (on both sides of the river bring...More

4  Thank SamSofnNad
Reviewed July 9, 2015

I was very familiar with the grasslands, and it had been awhile since the three years I walked them for 8 miles per day. It is fascinating how the culture runs pretty much from the prehistoric paleo to the dust bowl. I don't think of...More

3  Thank nocona12
Reviewed July 3, 2015

I've only ever seen the prairie chicken mating on videos. Seeing it in person was pretty awesome. Good place for bird/wildlife watching in general. Day trip at most.

1  Thank countrydoc425
Reviewed June 17, 2013

We drove through the grassland from La Junta. Watching the landscape change from fairly dusty, dry and barren to this unique vegetation and bluffs was amazing. Surprising amount of wildlife. Would love to return and explore further!

5  Thank AntsInMyPantsDE
Reviewed May 21, 2013

This is a wasteland, Trash Everywhere!!! If I was filming a documentary on desolate real estate, I would start Here! I found nothing impressive about this place! Sorry!!!

2  Thank L. B
Reviewed September 13, 2012

I enjoy the variety of colors in the geology, vegetation and animal habitat with ever changing skies and weather.

3  Thank NJIB
Reviewed April 3, 2012

It's a fine view from the train between La Junta and Trinidad, CO. There are fantastic dinosaur tracks here if you hike in.

3  Thank Wetmore_CO_WyattEarp
Reviewed February 19, 2012

All you see is lots of shrubs and tall grass. It has it's own beauty. In Iron Springs you can see the Santa Fe Trail ruts. WATCH OUT FOR RATTLERS!!!! Not too far away is Picture Canyon. Lovely place. On the south canyon walls you...More

5  Thank nohesitating
Reviewed July 11, 2011

It was 100 degrees on the July day I was here. The grasslands aren't very grassy...more like scrub and near desert. So you have to really want to visit. South of La Junta there's one area called Iron Spring where you can see Santa Fe...More

3  Thank vinlyn
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