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Dinosaur Valley State Park
Glen Rose, Texas

Dinosaur Valley State Park

Tracks near this Texas nature site were once thought to support the Creationist belief that man and dino coexisted.
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The Mahr Building today.
Telluride, Colorado

Mahr Building

This otherwise unremarkable ski town building marks the site of Butch Cassidy's first robbery.
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Runoff Collection Pond from Mine Tailings in Leadville Mining District.
Leadville, Colorado

Leadville's Abandoned Silver Mine

Abandoned silver mine strewn with wrecked and twisted structures.
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National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum
Leadville, Colorado

National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum

An enthusiastically interactive mining museum that won't let black lung ruin the fun.
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Creede Underground Mining Museum and Community Center
Creede, Colorado

Creede Underground Mining Museum and Community Center

A fake mine that was made using real mining techniques which is also used as a community center.
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Royal Gorge Bridge
Cañon City, Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge

The highest bridge in America was built for an almost unnervingly small amount of money.
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Bishop Castle
Rye, Colorado

Bishop Castle

The largest self-built castle in the U.S.
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Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
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May Natural History Museum
Colorado Springs, Colorado

May Natural History Museum

Hidden beyond a kitschy giant beetle is this remarkably sprawling collection of preserved insects.
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