Colorado Points of Interest

Present Touches Past

The Present Touches Past is a fascinating point of interest located in Colorado's national park. This site is a must-visit for anyone who is interested in history and wants to learn more about the area's Native American culture.

At Present Touches Past, visitors can see various ancient ruins, pictographs, and petroglyphs that offer a glimpse into the past. These artifacts are believed to be over a thousand years old and were created by the ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area.

One of the best things about this site is that visitors can explore the ruins and see the petroglyphs up close. This provides an excellent opportunity to appreciate the ancient art and architecture of the Native Americans who lived in this area many years ago.

Another unique aspect of Present Touches Past is that visitors can take guided tours led by knowledgeable park rangers. These tours provide a deeper understanding of the history of the area and offer insights into the lives and culture of the ancestral Puebloans.

Overall, Present Touches Past is an excellent place to visit for anyone who wants to learn more about Colorado's Native American history. The combination of ancient ruins, pictographs, petroglyphs, and guided tours make it a unique and educational experience that is well worth the visit. Get driving directions.

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

Nearby Streamflow Levels