The State Of Colorado Utah

1099 WordsFeb 17, 20165 Pages
In 1861, the U.S Government made the border of Colorado because of how big it was getting. Colorado has been said to the United States as the 38th state.The nickname for Colorado is The Centennial State.The state animal for Colorado is the bighorn sheep. The state bug is the hairstreak butterfly. The state reptile is the western painted turtle. The state bird is the lark bunting. The state fish is the greenback cutthroat trout. The state fruit is the peach. The state flower is the Colorado blue columbine. The state motto for Colorado is Nile Sine Numine: Nothing without Providence. Colorado in spanish means colored red. The capital for Colorado is Denver. The cheeseburger was invented in Denver. The major cities of Colorado are…show more content…
The natural and organic food that sells in Colorado are potatoes, barley, lettuce, sweet corn, cantaloupe, and winter wheat. The cities and towns that attract a lot of people are Denver, Breckenridge, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs, Vail, and Boulder. In Colorado, unfortunatly another thing that attracts people is that it is legal to smoke marijuana. Colorado has dry winters, very cold and really hot days, rare blizzards, and very common big thunderstorms. The highest mountain of Pikes Peak, a national park in Colorado, is 14,110 feet tall. The Rocky Mountain National Park has mountains, lakes, and quite a bit of wildlife. The Mesa Verde National Park is an interesting place to visit in Colorado because of its American Indian ruins. The National Park called Black Canyon of the Gunnison has black bears, coyotes, and occasional sights of bobcats and cougars. An interesting place to visit in Colorado is well known for how the rocks form there and for hiking and mountain bike riding and so this place is called Garden of the Gods. Maroon Bells is an interesting place to visit because of its snowmass, high mountains, rivers, and lakes. Vail is an interesting and popular place to visit and its known for people coming there to ski. Mount Evans is a popular place known for its amazing mountain views over 14,000 feet. Colorado is America’s eighth biggest state by its land mass. Gold was discovered in Colorado
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