Interesting Facts About Colorado


Mountains and beauty are what you think of when you think of Colorful Colorado.

The United States Air Force Academy is located in Colorado Springs

The world's largest flat-top mountain is in Grand Mesa

In Fruita the town folk celebrate 'Mike the Headless Chicken Day'

Talk about a  crazy thing to celebrate – want to know more?…

Denver lays claim to the invention of the cheeseburger. The trademark for the name Cheeseburger was awarded in 1935

The highest paved road in North America is the Road to Mt. Evans off of I-70 from Idaho Springs

The Durango Silverton Narrow Guage Railroad is a3ft narrow gauge heritage railroad that operates 45.2 miles of track between Durango and Silverton

The United States federal government owns more than 1/3 of the land in Colorado

Colorado has 222 state wildlife areas

Colfax Avenue in Denver is the longest continuous street in America

The Dwight Eisenhower Memorial Tunnel between Clear Creek & Summit counties is the highest auto tunnel in the world

The tallest building in Colorado is the Republic Plaza at 57 stories high in Denver

Every year Denver host the worlds largest Rodeo the Western Stock show

Denver has the largest city park system in the nation with 205 parks in City

The World's First Rodeo was held on July 4th 1869 in Deer Trail

'Beulah red' is the name of the red marble that gives the Colorado State Capitol its distinctive color