Garden Park Fossil Area, Cañon City

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Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • this is a fun place to visit. They have a lot of stuff in the gift shop and some is from China and expensive, but the rocks are beautiful and the best prices I have seen. I purchased Peacock Ore...  more »
  • Our grandkids love to hike here when they come out. A hike in pinon pines, scrub oak, and red rocks with great views. Can be unbearable hot on a hot summer day! Also, watch out for rattlesnakes...  more »
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  • I love this place. You can still find some fossils there. I don't know if it's legal for you to take them .I've always try to follow the rule if you bring it take it out and if you didn't bring it in leave it there for others to enjoy. If you want to do graffiti go do it on your house. Not on a rock that has been there for thousands of years and will be there for thousands more, hopefully.
  • Another of those places to enjoy nature without a bunch of selfie queens throwing trash everywhere

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