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Cultural Links

BLM Colorado's cultural resources program is diverse and encompasses prehistoric sites more than 12,000 years old. There are more than 50,000 recorded prehistoric sites on Colorado's public lands. In addition, there are numerous nationally significant historic sites reminiscent of mining, transportation, and western settlement. Colorado has six Adventures in the Past sites and tours available to the public. This webpage serves is a portal to BLM Colorado’s cultural resources.

Visit with Respect – BLM video about respecting cultural resources. Please watch this video before you visit any cultural sites.

Heritage Education – messages about stewardship and the BLM's learning landscapes

Plan Your Adventure – “Adventures in the Past,” where you can take virtual trips to explore some of Colorado’s best cultural resources. Visit this page before your next road trip through Colorado to learn about educational opportunities along your route.

Colorado Cultural Scientific Research – learn about current and past research on your public lands.

Anasazi Heritage Center - houses several million artifacts and includes exhibit areas and a laboratory. The AHC is the center of the BLM's Heritage Education Project.

Canyons of the Ancient National Monument

McInnis Canyon National Conservation Area’s Archeological Themed Learning Visit

Uncompahgre Field Office cultural resources page

White River Field Office cultural resources page

BLM’s National Heritage Resources page

Colorado’s National Landscape Conservation System page

Colorado’s National Scenic and Historic Trails

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Ute youth and elders construct a wikiup at the Ute Learning Garden