Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Friday, August 17, 2012
Grand Lake is Colorado's largest and deepest natural lake. It is located in the headwaters of the Colorado River in Grand County, Colorado. On its north shore is located the historic town of Grand Lake. The lake fills a glaciated valley. Natural tributaries to the lake are the North Inlet and East Inlet, both of which flow out of Rocky Mountain National Park, which surrounds the lake on three side.: Grand Lake is located 1 mile from the Park's western entrance. Grand Lake was named Spirit Lake by the Ute Tribe because they believed the lake's cold waters to be the dwelling place of departed souls.
Lake Granby is the second largest body of water in Colorado. It was created by the erection of Granby Dam, completed in 1950, as part of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project and forms a continuous body of water with Shadow Mountain Reservoir and Grand Lake. On its own, Lake Granby contains approximately 40 miles of shoreline. The lake is popular with anglers and is continually stocked with Trout and Kohanee Salmon.
The Molly Brown House Museum is a house located at 1340 Pennsylvania Street in Denver, Colorado, that was the home of American philanthropist, socialite, and activist Margaret Brown. Brown was known as "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" because she survived the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Red Butte Garden and Arboretum is a botanical garden and arboretum operated by the University of Utah, in the foothills of the Wasatch Range in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is open year-round to the public. Red Butte Garden contains 18 acres of botanical gardens and several miles of hiking trails through native vegetation. Red Butte Creek runs within the northern part of the park.