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Soldierstone Vietnam War Memorial

On top of Sergeants Mesa, Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, Saguache, CO
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why here?

This memorial is located more than 15 miles from Colorado 114 up a sometimes rocky dirt road... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
climber_in_CH
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Salida, Colorado
Sacred For Sure!

As indicated by earlier reviewer, this has also been a 'bucket list' item for me for several years... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
William Z
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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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13 Jul 2017
“why here?”
4 Sep 2016
“Sacred For Sure!”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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On top of Sergeants Mesa, Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, Saguache, CO
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

This memorial is located more than 15 miles from Colorado 114 up a sometimes rocky dirt road. Follow the signs to Sergeants Mesa eventually and you may not get lost. Impressive to find such a thing in such a remote place. Plaques scattered around this...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

As indicated by earlier reviewer, this has also been a 'bucket list' item for me for several years. As a Vietnam Vet I believed it would be a worthwhile, healing, and honorable occasion. It was for sure! Because it's becoming more well known, the directions...More

Thank William Z
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

This sight was the most profound memorial I think I have ever had a chance to experience! It humbled one significantly . I wasn't sure exactly what it represented and now I do thank you for the education. It means that much more now. Very...More

Thank Kathie H
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This has been on my bucket list ever since I first got wind of it. The sight was very apprise for the solitude that it serves. It is too bad that directions are given here. It is well worth trouble it would take to have...More

Thank Chuck D
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Not well publicized but very worthwhile and emotional. Details about its interesting history can be found by googling "Mysterious Vietnam War Memorial". Located at 11,500 feet near the continental divide. Can be reached by driving west from Saguache, CO on 114 and turning right onto...More

Thank Thomas K
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Kind of sad that someone put up directions. It is meant to be hard to find. That said, it is quite remote, which gives it a real sense of peace. It is worth the trouble to find it. Be ready for some rough road and...More

1  Thank Janet F
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

rom the town of Saguache 26.3 mi - about 1 hour 16 mins 1. Head west on Denver Ave toward 8th St 72 ft 2. Take the 1st right onto 8th St 180 ft 3. Take the 1st left onto CO-114 W/Gunnison Ave Continue to...More

9  Thank broome2408
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

This is a moving experience for. Any veteran. The monument isn't publicized. SO, very few see this memorial. It's worth the drive.

1  Thank broome2408
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Rod Broome This Vietnam Memorial was envisioned by Lt Col (ret) Stuart A Beckley when he was dying of cancer, and approved by the Forest Service February 1995, and approved and completed just before he died in November 1995. It is a memorial to all...More

17  Thank broome2408
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