Park Range


Park Range
a range of the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado. Highest peak, Mt. Lincoln, 14,287 ft. (4355 m).

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▪ mountains, Colorado-Wyoming, United States
      segment of the Rocky Mountains, extending south-southeastward for about 200 miles (320 km) from Carbon county, Wyo., to northwestern Park county, Colo., U.S. The range lies to a large extent within Medicine Bow, Pike, Arapaho, Routt, and White River national forests and includes the Mosquito (Colorado), Gore (Colorado), and Sierra Madre (Wyoming) subranges. Many peaks surpass 14,000 feet (4,300 m), with Mount Lincoln (14,286 feet [4,354 m]) the highest point. Major highways cut through Vail (10,603 feet [3,232 m]) and Rabbit Ears (9,426 feet [2,873 m]) passes, leading to popular winter-sports areas. The headstreams of the North and South Platte rivers rise in the range.

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