Rio Grande County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Note 1: The Cultural Feature "Locales" can be very helpful in getting oriented in a new community.
Note 2: Links for Local Area Search and Driving Directions are below each feature map.

Physical Features
Basins 1
Flats 24
Forests 1
Gaps 5
Lakes 6
Pillars 1
Ridges 1
Slopes 1
Springs 4
Streams 76
Summits 36
Valleys 28
Cultural Features
Airports 6
Bridges 1
Buildings 15
Canals 56
Cemeteries 6
Channels 1
Churches 29
Civil 7
Dams 6
Hospitals 1
Locales 23
Mines 20
Parks 1
Post Offices 1
Reservoirs 10
Schools 6
Towers 3
Trails 3
Historical Features
Populated Places 1
Post Offices 1
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.
  • Historical Landmarks: Colorado's National Historic Landmarks