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Colorado Fun Facts

Colorado is the only state that lies entirely above 1,000 meters (3280 ft).

Colorado has some of the best terrain for snowmobiling in the country and a lot of the most popular areas get more than 35 feet (11 meters) of snow per year.

The first Teddy Bear was invented in Colorado when the maids at The Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs crafted it to give to a famous visitor – Theodore Roosevelt. Photo Credit: USFWS:Southeast (flickr)
The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado was the inspiration behind Stephen King’s infamous horror novel, The Shining. Try not to think of that during your stay.
Herding pigs in public in Boulder is illegal. Photo Credit: KSRE Photo (flickr)
The highest suspension bridge in the country can be found in Cañon City above the Royal Gorge. It’s height is 955 feet!
What is the Coldest Month in Colorado?
Average Temperatures for Denver. Denver's coldest month is January when the average temperature overnight is 15.2°F. In July, the warmest month, the average day time temperature rises to 88.0°F.
What Famous People Come From Colorado?
Famous Coloradans
  • Tim Allen actor, Denver.
  • Zachery Ty Bryan actor, Aurora.
  • M. Scott Carpenter astronaut, Boulder.
  • Lon Chaney actor, Colorado Springs.
  • William Harrison (Jack) Dempsey boxer, Manassa.
  • Ralph Edwards entertainer, Merino.
  • Douglas Fairbanks actor, Denver.
  • Eugene Fodor violinist, Turkey Creek.
What are 3 Interesting Facts About Colorado?
  • "Beulah red" is the name of the red marble that gives the Colorado State Capitol its distinctive splendor. ...
  • Colorado is the only state in history, to turn down the Olympics. ...
  • The United States Air Force Academy is located in Colorado Springs.
What is Colorado Most Famous For?
Colorado has the highest elevation of any state, with more than 1,000 Rocky Mountain peaks over 10,000 ft high and 54 towering above 14,000 ft. Pikes Peak, the most famous of these mountains, was discovered by U.S. Army lieutenant Zebulon M. Pike in 1806.