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... same kind that have already been recovered they determined it was best to leave the remaining bones visible for the public to see, and the park service constructed a roof and 3 sided exhibit pavilion against the mountain side. It is amazing that so many bones are visible on the side of the mountain. The exhibit hall also included interactive and interpretative information on the exhibited bones, and general information on the period of ...
... here kicks QTs **** though! With the gondolas leaving from the heart of town. Traffic being no fun in town we bolted straight for a climbing crag which turned out to be a little too hard core. Dad of course was expected to lead but who still felt crook and blew it (dropped nuts)," whereby he threw his toys and left some gear abandoned”. we cooled off with a very cold swim in the river on the edge of town and whilst the kids played happily we debated whether ...
... brought up to the shade, and we dined well, as usual.
After a bit of a post-lunch snooze we pushed on around the far side of Steamboat Rock and into Whirlpool Canyon. In this area we began to get rocks which were suddenly (aeons ago) thrust up vertically. In some places they would be virtually swirly. It makes one wonder what intense pressure caused these upheavals when the mountains were formed.
Most, if not all of the geography ...
... The road turned out to be fine. I drove all the way to the end before I stopped. I walked over to see Steamboat Rock at the confluence of the Green and Yampa Rivers. It's hard to believe that in the 1950s there were people who wanted to put a dam just downstream from this spot. I walked over to some nearby petroglyphs. They weren't very impressive. I went back to the car and headed back toward ...
... yet seen between the Visitor Center and the entrance. Colorado National Monument has some great scenery and it definitely deserves another visit to see the rest of it.
I headed for Dinosaur, CO. I had a room booked, which I was told was the only free room in town. There are only two hotels and they're full of workers who are building a pipeline near here. It was late by the time I arrived. I checked in and went to ...
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