Rocky Roads

Rocky Roads (HM1622)

Location: Grand Junction, CO 81507 Mesa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 2.106', W 108° 37.824'

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Colorado National Monument

The first people to witness this view were probably Indians who had to scale the steep cliffs and talus slopes. Later, ranchers dug narrow passages up into the canyons to bring their cattle to graze in the rich highland trails below.

Begun during the Great Depression and completed after World War II, scenic Rim Rock Drive remains an eloquent tribute to those who build it. Skilled workers, many from the local area, did the challenging work of drilling, blasting, and masonry while manual labor was done by hard working young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
HM NumberHM1622
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 8:57pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 705098 N 4323343
Decimal Degrees39.03510000, -108.63040000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 2.106', W 108° 37.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 2' 6.36" N, 108° 37' 49.44" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)585
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2310-2318 Monument Rd, Grand Junction CO 81507, US
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