Roxborough State Park

Forests/Natural Areas in Roxborough (CO)

Geology at Roxborough State Park

Geology Roxborough State Park is a designated Colorado Natural Area, National Cultural District and National Natural Landmark and is located along the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in the ecotone between plains grassland and Front Range forest communities. The park encompasses 3,329 acres with elevation ranging from 5,900 to 7,280 ...

Plants at Roxborough State Park

Plants The park contains high-quality and relatively undisturbed examples of several natural communities, including ponderosa pine, woodlands, Douglas fir forests, Gambel oak thickets, and tall and mixed grass prairie. Gambel Oak, Mixed Grass Prairie ...

Wildlife at Roxborough State Park

Wildlife Visitors to Roxborough State Park often see mule deer, black-tailed prairie dog, coyote, cottontail rabbit, red fox and rock squirrel. Occasional observations of elk and black bear, and rare sightings of mountain lion and bobcat also occur. Eleven of the sixteen species of reptiles and amphibians that could be ...