The Colorado Rocky Mountains are typified in the Rocky Mountain National Park, which is located west of Estes Park, Colorado.
The Snowy Range is at the northern end of the Rocky Mountains and feature gigantic granite peaks, glittering lakes and thick forests.
Mt. Rushmore is an icon of American democracy.
Crazy Horse Memorial is a tribute to a prominent figure in the Native Americans fight against encroachments on the territories and way of life of the Lakota people.
Unique and beautiful scenery exists throughout the Black Hills and especially along the Needles Highway section of the Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway.
Devils Tower is the core of a volcano exposed from erosion of its previously surrounding cone.
Shell Falls is located in Shell Canyon along the Big Horn Scenic Byway.
Beartooth Pass is a fantastic ride up and over the Beartooth Mountains. Reaching a maximum height of 10,947 feet, this 54-mile drive offers skytop views of snowcapped peaks, glaciers, alpine lakes and plateaus.
Yellowstone National Park is known primarily for its thermal features, but there are many other beautiful aspects of this diverse area.
Grand Teton National Park is located just south of Yellowstone National Park.
Glacier National Park has been called the Crown of the Continent.
Mount Rainier National Park is home to the active volcano that watches over the city of Seattle 54 miles to the northwest.
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Thomas R. Powell
Last updated on 05/23/2016.