• Curecanti National Recreation Area


    National Recreation Area Colorado

Eighth Grade

The Active Earth (Field Trip)

This unit highlights the dynamic geological processes that shaped this area. Students learn how scientists study the earth's history through physical evidence and determine the changes over time. (3 hours)

Lesson Plan

Pre/Post Visit & In Park Activities (221k pdf)

Did You Know?


During the railroad days, Cimarron, now part of Curecanti, was a bustling livestock shipping hub with a population as large as 250 people.