Colorado Trivia For Newbies and Natives

(Photo: CPR/Stephanie Wolf)
<p>A view from the top of Mount Elbert</p>

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates Colorado’s population is just over 5.5 million

Photo: Bonanza in 1901

The Rocky Mountain big horn sheep is the state’s official animal

Bighorn sheep: Flickr user b d

There are 25 national historic landmarks in Colorado.

Bent&#039;s Old Fort

At 14,439 feet, Mt. Elbert is the highest point in the state.

Photo: View from Mt. Elbert

Other fun facts about the Centennial State:

  • The road to Mount Evans is the highest paved road in North America.
  • The suspension bridge over the Royal Gorge is the highest in the country.
  • Colfax Avenue is the longest continuous street in America.
  • The first stegosaurus ever found was in Grand Junction.
  • And more