Friday Fun Facts

For your Friday, here are some fun facts about our great state of Colorado. (I assume they’re true, as they come from the Colorado Tourism Office.):

--The world’s largest flat-top mountain is in Grand Mesa.
--Colfax Avenue in Denver is the longest continuous street in America.
--Ouray is home to the world’s first ice-climbing park, which opened in 1995.
--At 10,430 feet, Leadville is the country’s highest incorporated city.
--The Stegosaurus is the Colorado State Fossil.
--Colorado has 54 fourteeners and the highest mean altitude of any state.
--Glenwood Springs is home to the world’s largest natural hot springs pool.
--The Kit Carson County Carousel in Burlington is the oldest wooden merry-go-round in the country and the only one with its original paint.
--The Colorado state insect is the Hairstreak Butterfly.
--The Great Sand Dunes were created by wind and ocean over 1 million years ago.
--Grand Lake is the largest natural lake in the state.

Have a great weekend!

Mystery Photo:
I took last week’s photo from the rooftop patio at Noodles on Laurel and College.

Where in Fort Collins was this week’s picture taken?


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