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Comanche National Grassland

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Vitally important wildlife habitat

Yes, Comanche National Grassland looks monotonous or even desolate to many motorists just passing... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Columbia, South Carolina
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 18 September 2015
Denver, Colorado
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9 Oct 2018
“Vitally important wildlife habitat”
18 Sep 2015
“Get the guided auto tour”
Vogel Canyon and Picture Canyon arelocated within the Grasslands and both contain excellent petroglyphs.
1420 E 3rd St, Located about 100 miles SouthEast of Pueblo, Pueblo, CO 81001-3904
+1 719-384-2181
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Yes, Comanche National Grassland looks monotonous or even desolate to many motorists just passing though, but during our recent visit I was keenly aware of the vital role that grasslands like this play in helping to sustain healthy wildlife populations. This helped me to appreciate...More

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Reviewed 18 September 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 10 July 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 4 July 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 17 June 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 21 May 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 13 September 2012

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

3  Thank NJIB
Reviewed 3 April 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 19 February 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 12 July 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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