"Camping in Colorado, The Centennial State"
Ucompahgre Gorge Colorado
Statehood: August 1, 1876 .
Name Origin: From the Spanish word for the color red.
Nickname: Centennial State.
Land Area: 103,730 sq. mi. 8th largest largest state in the US.
Largest Cities: Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Lakewood, Fort Collins.
State Bird: Lark Bunting
State Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine.
State Tree: Colorado Blue Spruce.
State Slogan: Hip To Be Square (referring to the shape of the state) (State slogans change frequently and some states have more than 1, so we will do the best we can in figuring out which one to use).
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The Flatirons rock formations Photo by Jesse Varner
Hopefully, this information will help you when camping in Colorado.