Eastern Mojave Vegetation US Hwy 40  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 In Utah and Colorado, US Highway 40 runs from US I-80 near Park City, to US I-70 west of Denver.

Other articles: Interstate 80 at US Hwy 40  

Start - Exit I-80 Exit 148 Mile 148, UT

Locations: Parley's Park.  

Parley's Park.
 

Heber City

 
 

Duchesne

 
 

Roosevelt

 

Other articles: Field Notes Vernal, Utah, 18-Aug-03

Locations: Vernal.  

Vernal

 
  Jct: UT Hwy 149, Dinosaur National Monument

Locations: Dinosaur National Monument.
Full Size ImageThe Green River exits Split Mountain Canyon.
Full Size ImageThe quarry at Dinosaur National Monument.  

Dinosaur National Monument

 
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The quarry building at Dinosaur National Monument.
  Jct: Park Service Road
  Utah above …
Colorado below …
 

Maybell

 
 

Lay

 

Other articles: Field Notes 19 Aug 2003

Locations: Steamboat Springs.
Full Size ImageYampa River Botanic Park in Steamboat Springs  

Steamboat Springs

 

Other articles: Colorado State Highway 14 at US 40  

Junction: Colorado State Highway 14
 

Muddy Pass

Jackson County above …
Grand County below …

Other articles: CO Highway 9 at US 40 FAQ Kremmling

Locations: Kremmling.  

Kremmling

Junction: Colorado State Highway 9, south to Interstate 70 at Silverthorne and Frisco.

Other articles: Field Notes August 18th.

Locations: Colorado River.
Full Size ImageThe Colorado River between Kremmling and Hot Sulphur Springs.  

We stopped at a fishing access spot to take these photos.
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The Colorado River between Kremmling and Hot Sulphur Springs.
 

Hot Sulphur Springs

 

Other articles: US Highway 34 at US40  

Junction: US Highway 34, north to Rocky Mountain National Park, and then Berwyn, Illinois.
 

Granby

 
 

Fraser

 

Other articles: Corona Pass Road at US 40  

Junction: County Highway 80, “Corona Pass Road”, to Rollins Pass.

Other articles: Field Notes 19 Aug 2003 24 Sep 2014

Locations: Berthoud Pass.
Full Size ImageView north from Berthoud Pass  

Berthoud Pass

 
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Berthoud Pass, Continental Divide, 11,307 feet.

Locations: Empire.  

Empire

 

Other articles: Interstate 70 at US Hwy 40  

Junction: US Interstate 70 at Exit 232

Other articles: Interstate 70 at exit 254  

Junction: US Interstate 70, Genesee Trail Road, S. Genesee Mountain Road, S. Mt. Vernon Country Club Road

Other articles: Field Notes Monday, May 25th
Full Size ImageRockland Church, south of US Hwy 40.  

Junction: Rockland Road, to Rockland Church and Cemetery.

Other articles: Lookout Mountain Road at US 40  

Junction: South Lookout Mountain Road, north to Lookout Mountain, and then to Golden at US Highway 6 and 19th Avenue. Part of Lariat Loop.

Other articles: Paradise Road at US Hwy 40  

Junction: Paradise Road, to Apex Park.

Other articles: Interstate 70 at exit 256  

Junction: US Interstate 70, Genesee Ridge Road, S. Grapevine Road

Other articles: Cty Rd 93 at US 40 Tin Cup Ridge (social trail) at pkg lot  

Junction:
  • County Road 93, generally known here as “Hogback Road” and in other places as “Heritage Road.”
  • Entrance to T-Rex Park and Ride Lot, and trailhead for Point of Geological Interest, and the Tin Cup Ridge Trail.


US Highway 40 continues on W. Colfax Road below …

Locations: Golden.  


Golden below …

Locations: Tin Cup Ridge.
Full Size ImagePanorama of valley west of Tin Cup Ridge.
Full Size ImagePark Boundary  

 
  Entrance to Specifications quarry.

Other articles: Tin Cup Ridge (social trail) on trail

Locations: Tin Cup Ridge.
Full Size ImageUS Highway 40 near Golden  

View towards US I-70, from Tin Cup Ridge.
  Entrance to Heritage Square.

Other articles: Cty Rd 93 at Colfax
Full Size ImageHeritage Road at US Highway 40.  

Junction: County Road 93 -- Heritage Road, to US Hwy 6 and Golden.

Other articles: Rooney Road at Colfax  

Intersection: Rooney Road, West Street

Other articles: C-470 at US 40  

Intersection: Colorado Highway 470, Johnson Road

Other articles: U. S. Highway 6 at Colfax  

Intersection: 6th Avenue

Locations: Golden.  

Golden above …

Other articles: Interstate 70 at Colfax  

Junction: US Interstate 70, at Exit 262 in Pleasant View, Colorado

Other articles: S. Golden Road at Colfax  

Junction: at Indiana (access to S. Golden Road), Denver West Colorado Mills Blvd.

Other articles: Simms Street at Colfax  

Junction: Simms Street

Other articles: US Interstate 25 at Colfax  

Junction: US Interstate 25
  Court Place
  14th Street

Locations: Denver Mountain Parks.  

Denver Parks and Recreation

 
  15th Street
  Cheyenne Place
  W. Colfax Avenue above …
Intersection: Broadway
E. Colfax Avenue below …
 

Limon

 

Other articles: Interstate 70 Exit 363  

Junction: US Interstate 70, west to Denver.
 

Hugo

 
 

Kit Carson

 

Other articles: US Highway 287 near Kit Carson  

Junction: US Highway 287, south to Lamar.

Other articles: Field Notes near Firstview
Full Size ImageUP 8977 and UP 7254 pulling a string of empty tri-levels eastbound between Kit Carson and Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.  

UP 8977 and UP 7254 pulling a string of empty tri-levels eastbound, today (4/28/2016), between Kit Carson and Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.
 

Firstview

 

Other articles: Field Notes at Cheyenne Wells

Locations: Cheyenne Wells.
Full Size ImageCheyenne County Court House  

Cheyenne Wells

 
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Old Jail Museum in Cheyenne Wells.
  Junction: US Highway 385, north, through Cheyenne Wells to Deadwood, South Dakota.

Other articles: US Highway 385 near Cheyenne Wells  

Junction: US Highway 385, south to Lamar.
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Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Guanella Reservoir, water supply for Golden.
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Date and time this article was prepared: 3/21/2017 9:22:24 AM