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In between the vastly different geographies lies a dense array of world-class ski resorts, gushing whitewater rivers, deep sandstone canyons, stunning cliffs, huge alpine lakes and even a few dinosaur footprints. Some of the state’s favorite hot springs are found here, as well, filling natural and manmade pools in Steamboat Springs, Hot Sulphur Springs and Glenwood Springs.
More wonders congregate in areas such as: The Grand Mesa, the world’s highest flattop mountain, Colorado National Monument, a gallery of desert-rock formations and the dramatic Book Cliffs.

And, far to the north, where the land finally flattens back into plains, sits Dinosaur National Monument, a fossil-filled park that is like taking a step back into the Jurassic era.