Highway of Legends, CO

    Day 1

    Day 01 – Monday, October 11, 2010 – Trip to Southern Colorado’s Highway of Legends – PART 1

    What a wonderful fall day for a day trip to Southern Colorado! We left home at 9:09 under cloudy skies and about 46°. We made a brief stop at Costco for...

    Day 2

    Day 01 – Monday, October 11, 2010 – Trip to Southern Colorado’s Highway of Legends – PART 2

    The gorgeous autumn colors contrasting with the clear blue skies made for a perfect day in Colorado. The rock formations were very distinctive and we stopped to take many photos of...

    Day 3

    Day 01 – Monday, October 11, 2010 – Trip to Southern Colorado’s Highway of Legends – PART 3

    We stopped at tiny Cokedale, the coal company town where coal was baked in long rows of huge ovens. The intense heat baked out the moisture, impurities, and made the high...

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Day 2: Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve


The Preserve was set aside to buffer some of the ecologically sensitive karsts in the area from encroaching neighborhoods. Karsts are caves that feed directly into the Edwards Aquifer below ground.

Because the three caves can be dangerous to hikers and nonprofessional spelunkers, they are...

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