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Your Guide to Visiting Colorado with the Kids
Recommended Colorado Guidebooks

A National Park Ranger spotting wildlife with visitor in Colorado
Photo: Colorado's national parks
offer abundant wildlife viewing.

Hiking with kids off Independence Pass, Colorado

Photo: Independence Pass, in the central Colorado mountains, offers great hiking opportunities for families. 

Read our Article - Recommended Trip: Independence Pass

Did You Know?

The tallest sheer cliff face
in Colorado,
Painted Wall
in Black Canyon
of the Gunnison
National Park,
rises 2,250 feet
above the river at its feet. 

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
is one of the most thought provoking attractions you'll ever visit with your family. 

Photo: The Visitor Center at Hovenweep National Monument offers a good selection of guidebooks. Kids enjoy the picture books and activity books that help them learn about the area.

The best guidebooks give you the information you need quickly, easily, and when and where you need it.

There's nothing like standing in some remote spot and having the helpful words of an experienced guide to tell y
ou what you are looking at.

At, we've listed a few of our favorite guidebooks. Especially for families, these are the good ones.

The Family Guide to Colorado's National Parks and Monuments

Roadside Geology of Colorado

The Guide to Colorado Birds