Northwest Exposure

Steamboat Rock at the confluence of the Yampa and Green Rivers in Echo Park, Dinosaur National Monument is one of Northwestern Colorado's most recognizable, and sacred, locations.

Joshua Hardin

Moffat County Road 10N is just one of many roads in northwestern Colorado that lead visitors to Wild West history, and advocacy-inspiring wilderness. The following 10 destinations cover an area bigger than the state of Maryland – 13,205 square miles of largely public land bordering Utah to the west and Wyoming to the north, in four of Colorado’s remotest, least-populated, least-visited counties: Moffat, Routt, Rio Blanco and Garfield.

For the rest of the story see the May/June 2020 issue of Colorado Life.

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