National Natural Landmarks

Sand Creek

Sand Creek
Sand Creek

Sand Creek possesses the most spectacular examples of cross-bedded sandstone and "topple blocks" in North America. Excellent geological, paleontological, and botanical features mark the importance of the area.

Location: Larimer County, CO ; Larimer County, CO ; Albany County, WY ; Albany County, WY

Year designated: 1984

Acres: 5,118

Ownership: Federal, State, Private




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