BLM Colorado Archaeology
BLM Colorado’s cultural resources program manages archaeological and historical sites and museum collections. Sites include prehistoric camps, Fremont rock art, Ancestral Puebloan masonry pueblos, Ute Tribes traditional cultural sites, the Old Spanish National Historic Trail, and historic mines and ranches. The Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, near the town of Dolores, is one of three Bureau museums and holds about 3 million objects from the Southwest.
• 5 National Historic Landmarks (Lowry Pueblo, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Central City-Black Hawk Historic District, Leadville Historic District and Cripple Creek Historic District)
• 52,938 recorded archaeological and historic sites
• 2 million acres inventoried for cultural resources
• 555 sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places