Indian Grove (NRIS 00000237)
Colorado. County/parish: Saguache.
Park name: Great Sand Dunes.
1 contributing site.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
March 24, 2000.
Also known as:
- Indian Grove (Mosca, Colorado)
- Indian Grove is an archaeological site consisting of a grove of 72 mature Ponderosa Pine trees located within Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in Saguache County, Colorado, near Mosca, Colorado. The grove is of interest because sections of the bark of the trees were peeled off in the early 19th century, probably by Utes.Indian Grove Back-Country Campsite, located within the grove, is one of six back-country campsites on the Sand Ramp Trail, a hiking trail that skirts the dune field on the east and north giving access to the northern portion of the National Park and Preserve along Sand Creek. The camp site hss a solar-composting toilet. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/00000237