Red Rocks Park

Red Rocks Park is a mountain park in Jefferson County, Colorado, owned and maintained by the city of Denver as part of the Denver Mountain Parks system. The park is known for its very large red sandstone outcrops. Many of these rock formations within the park have names, from the mushroom-shaped Seat of Pluto to the inclined Cave of the Seven Ladders. The most visited rocks, around the amphitheater, are Creation Rock to the north, Ship Rock to the south, and Stage Rock to the east. The red sandstone found throughout Red Rocks Park is geologically identified as belonging to the Fountain Formation. Other Colorado examples of Fountain Formation geology include nearby Roxborough State Park, Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs, and the Flatirons near Boulder. The rocks were formed about…
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The Red Rocks Trail at Red Rocks park gives you a chance to wander through the m…
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A strenuous hill climb, this route is great for those seeking a tough workout, a…
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The Trading Post Loop is a great way to spend half an hour if you are visiting t…
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The Trading Post trail at Red Rocks takes you around 10 of the parks giant red r…
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