Garden of the Gods’ spectacular red rock formations thrusting into the sky, Great Sand Dunes National Park’s towering dunes, and intriguingly shaped monuments like Rabbit Ears Pass and Chimney Rock are just a few of the breathtaking natural Colorado sights to see.
Four national parks, 42 state parks, and eight national monuments dot the landscape of the state. Colorado has more mountain peaks above 14,000 feet (4267 metres) than any other state in the United States. The 58 mountain peaks of Colorado are known as the “fourteeners” or “14ers,” and they are a popular destination for hikers and wildlife enthusiasts. There are lots of places in Colorado that have the wow factor, including hot springs, hiking trails, ghost towns, and a list of National Historic Landmarks. To get you started, here are 12 Colorado landmarks.