Paint Mines Interpretive Park

July 20, 2018

Paint Mines Interpretive Park Hoodoos

The Calhan Paint Mines Archeological District (a.k.a. Paint Mines Interpretive Park) is located in El Paso County, Colorado.  It is a unique mix of badlands, wetlands and prairie offering extremely unique rock formations.  Named for the colorful clay found here which were originally collected by natives to be used as paint.Gold, Red, White, Blue Rock FormationsColorful Rock Formations from Paint Mines Interpretive ParkPaint Mines Interpretive White and Gold HoodoosPaint Mines Interpretive Park Stacked Ledges


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