Colorado National Parks
Summit Lake National Natural Landmark
The Summit Lake area is one of the best examples of Arctic tundra in the contiguous United States. Located within Summit Lake Park at nearly 13,000 feet elevation, this area provides habitat for a variety of rare alpine-arctic plants, some of which occur only here and at the Arctic Circle. Ownership: Municipal.
Designation Date: 1965
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Denver Mountain Area, Colorado includes: Black Hawk, Central City, Empire, Evergreen, Genesee, Georgetown, Golden Mountains, Idaho Springs, Idledale, Morrison