Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, Mesa Verde National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park and Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park are among the most-visited national parks of the Colorado state.
Situated on the south of Colorado Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve houses the tallest dunes of North America and offers opportunities of kite flying, hiking and castle building. The Mesa Verde National Park of Colorado was formed in the year 1906 and is known for preserving the 700 year old history of USA. Petroglyph Point Trail and Soda Canyon Trail of this historic park provide excellent hiking scopes. The 14, 259 feet high Rocky Mountain National Park of Colorado boasts of a continuous paved road known as Trail Ridge Road, which is the highest one in the world, along with 11 kind of fish species, 280 bird species, 60 different types of mammals and six amphibian groups. Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park is popular for the 2722 feet deep canyon and offer sporting activities like hiking. The Colorado National Parks Map prominently marks all the major trails of the state. Also, the Colorado state map is a helpful guide which presents relevant information about the geographical position of the national parks of the place.