Colorado Points of Interest

Life Zones

The Life Zones point of interest in Colorado's National Park is a must-visit for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. Located at the base of Pikes Peak, the park offers a unique opportunity to observe the different ecosystems and habitats within the region.

The Life Zones exhibit is divided into four distinct ecological zones – montane, subalpine, alpine, and foothills. Each zone features a diverse range of plant and animal species, showcasing the natural diversity of the area.

Visitors to the park can take a guided tour or explore the area on their own. Hiking and camping are popular activities, and the park offers a variety of trails for all skill levels. Wildlife sightings are common, with elk, coyotes, and mountain lions among the animals that call the park home.

One of the unique features of the park is the opportunity to observe the effects of climate change on the ecosystems. The park provides an ideal location for scientists to study the impact of global warming on plant and animal populations.

Overall, the Life Zones point of interest is a must-see for anyone interested in the natural beauty and diversity of Colorado's National Parks. With its stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife, it offers a unique and unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Get driving directions.

Points of Interest
Buried Stumps
Charlotte Hill
Consequences of Collecting
Early Dinosaurs
Earth Cools
Fascination With Fossils
FFB-Gateway to the Gold Belt Tour
Fierce Competition
Florissant Formation
Florissant Fossil Beds Visitor Center
Hornbek Homestead
Jawless fish
Kenosha Wildlife Viewing Observation Site
Land Plants
Land Vertebrates
Learning from Tree Rings
Life in the Forest
Life Zones
No Smoking, Sawmill and Hans Loop, VC and Parking Lot
Paleontology Today
Pioneers, Prospectors, and Paleontologists
Present Touches Past
Preserve and Protect
relatives near and far
Resource Protection Area
Revegetation Area/ Wall Mountain Tuff
The Big Four
The Big Stump
The Colorado Petrified Forest Lodge
The Role of Fire
Visitors Arrive
Walk Through Time
Wall Mountain Tuff

Nearby Camping
Location Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Kelsey 17 8,035 ft
Buffalo 41 7,321 ft
Blue Mountain 21 8,079 ft
Ouzel 13 6,285 ft
Trail Creek Numerous 7,844 ft
Wildhorn 9 8,856 ft
Riverside 18 8,052 ft
Springer Gulch 15 8,324 ft
Platte River 10 6,333 ft
Goose Creek 10 7,701 ft
Green Mountain 6 7,615 ft
Lone Rock 20 6,410 ft
Wigwam 10 6,606 ft
Molly Gulch 15 7,490 ft
Happy Meadows 8 7,879 ft
Mueller State Park 90 9,313 ft
Osprey 13 6,217 ft
Grape Creek - Temple Canyon Park Numerous 6,160 ft

Nearby Streamflow Levels