Did you know that the entire state of Colorado was once at the bottom of a vast, life-supporting sea? Take a trip back in time to Kremmling’s Fossil Ridge and discover the remains of the aquatic creatures who once inhabited this ancient ocean.
What will you see? Exceptionally large and well-preserved fossils of giant ammonites and many other groups of marine invertebrate fossils including nautiloids, bivalves and gastropods which lived about 70 million years ago. The fossils found here are the largest specimens of this Cretaceous group known in North America. Exceptionally diverse fossil biota, including rare tropical and subtropical forms represent an unusual fossil assemblage in size.
Stop into the BLM Kremmling Field Office at 2103 E Park Ave. in Kremmling for more information and a map to the site.
As the first flakes of snow start to fall in the high country, Rocky Mountain National Park turns into a winter wonderland. The chilly conditions drive many casual tourists away, leaving ample room for the real winter enthusiasts to roam around the park and take advantage of the open space and fresh packs. There's so much to do this winter in Rocky Mountain National Park, so make sure you check off…Read More
Here's a quick guide to the best family-friendly winter activities in our corner of mountain paradise.Read More
For all the reasons to take a skiing or snowboarding lesson, there always seems to be twice as many reasons — or rather, excuses — not to take one. This is often more true for adults who already know how to ski or ride. If you already know, why bother? The answer is simple: because you'll have more fun.Read More