Recreation

McCallum Field Auto Tour

  The North McCallum Interpretive Tour

 Why is There Oil and Gas Here?

 Above are new exhibits being developed for the site.


Auto Tour Information

McCallum Field Auto Tour is located in Jackson County, Colorado

General Location Map (141K - PDF)

Welcome to the McCallum Field Auto Tour. This eleven-mile long interpretive drive starts north of Walden and winds through one of Colorado's historically significant oil and gas fields. Along the way are numbered turn-outs at selected points where interesting features or themes are explained. The tour provides information about oil and gas development in North Park, and the history of the area. The entire tour route, four miles of which is maintained gravel, can be driven in passenger vehicles.

  

Pick Up A Brochure At The Start Of The Tour

Stop 1 - When was oil found in McCallum Field?
Stop 2 - The wildlife of North Park
Stop 3 - Where does carbon dioxide come from and how is it used?
Stop 4 - How is oil recovered?
Stop 5 - How are coal mines reclaimed?
Stop 6 - Ranching in North Park
Stop 7 - The history of Walden and North Park