Eastern Mojave Vegetation Colorado State Highway 72  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 Peak to Peak Highway.

Other articles:
• Colorado State Highway 7:  20000;  

Junction: Colorado Highway 7

Other articles:
• Brainard Lake Road:   at CO 72;  

Junction: NF-112 “Brainard Lake Road”, to Red Rock Lake, Brainard Lake, etc.

 

 

Locations: Ward.  

Ward

 

Other articles:
• Gold Hill Road:   at CO SH 72;  

Junction: Gold Hill Road

Other articles:
• Sugarloaf Road:   at CO 72;  

Junction: Sugarloaf Road
  The north edge of Nederland is the location of a collection of Frasera speciosa.

Other articles:
• CO Highway 119:   at CO 72W;  

Junction: Colorado Highway 119, to Boulder.

 

 

Locations: Nederland.  

Nederland

 

Other articles:
• CO Highway 119:   at Sundance Café;
• Field Notes:  Sunday, November 9th;
Full Size ImageSundance Caf e.
Full Size ImageMountains near Nederland  

Sundance Café

Other articles:
• County Route 132:   at CO 119;  

Junction: County Road 132

Other articles:
• CO Highway 119:   at CO 72E;  

Junction: Colorado Highway 119, to Black Hawk
  For the next 3 miles CO Hwy 72 follows Beaver Creek to its junction with South Boulder Creek, and the transcontinental railroad line.

Locations: Beaver Creek.  

Tungsten Mountain to the north. Beaver Creek to the south.

Other articles:
• County Route 132:   at coll.;  

Somewhere on the hills to the north, between here and Magnolia Drive, is G. Jones collection of Frasera speciosa.
  Junction of Beaver Creek with South Boulder Creek.

 

   

Pinecliffe

 

Other articles:
• Gap Road:   at CO 72;  

Junction: Twin Spruce - Gap Road
  Pass under Union Pacific transcontinental railroad.

Locations: Coal Creek Canyon.  

Mouth of Coal Creek Canyon.
  Junction: Blue Mountain Road

 

 

Locations: Coal Creek Canyon Park.  

Coal Creek Canyon Park

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  Monday, March 23rd;

Locations: Coal Creek Canyon.
Full Size ImageLooking west on CO Hwy 72, Coal Creek Canyon Road.  

View west from Plainview Road

Other articles:
• Plainview Road:   at CO 72;
• Field Notes:  Monday, March 23rd;

Locations: Ranson/Edwards Homestead Open Space Park.
Full Size ImagePlainview Road at Colorado Highway 72, entrance to Ranson/Edwards Homestead Park.  

Junction: Plainview Road

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  Monday, March 23rd;

Locations: Rocky Flats.
Full Size ImageRocky Flats below Coal Creek Canyon.  

View east from Plainview Road

Other articles:
• CO Hwy 93:   at CO 72;  

Junction: Colorado State Highway 93, north to Boulder, or south to Golden.
  Junction: Indiana Street, at W. 86th Parkway.
  Junction: W. 64th Avenue, at Indiana.
  Junction: Ward Road, at W. 64th.
  Junction: 58th Avenue, at Ward Road.

 

 

Locations: Van Bibber Park.  

Van Bibber Park

5575 Ward Rd.
  Junction: 52nd Avenue, at Ward Road.

Other articles:
• Interstate 70:   at Ward;  

Junction: US Interstate 70, at Exit 266.

 

 

   

Literature Cited

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Date and time this article was prepared: 11/28/2020 10:04:15 AM