Morrison is located just southwest of the Denver
city limits. Bear Creek flows through the middle of the town and provides water for Morrison, Denver
, and other communities upstream. It has also been the source of great destruction at times during the town's existence.
The town came into existence after the creation of the Denver and South Park Railway in 1872. The original plan was to extend the line much farther, but it never got past Morrison. It served the community until the floods of 1933.
A nearby outdoor concert venue, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, is a popular attraction for visitors. Dinosaur Ridge is a must-see for all the archaeology buffs out there - a self-guided tour takes visitors past exposed dinosaur prints entombed in sandstone.
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Denver Greek Festival Denver CO June14-17 Traditional Greek dancing by the Hellenic Dance Academy of Denver and music by Etho Ellas. There is plenty of homemade food and pastries from throughout Greece to satisfy any appetite.
Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival Breckenridge CO July13 This event offers brews, views and free live music and features unlimited beer tasting from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Winter Park Alpine Artaffair Winter Park CO July20-21 Featuring Fine Arts & Fine Crafts,
Jewelry, Photography, Metalwork, Mixed Media,
Pottery, Painting, Glass, Wood, Fiber and More.
Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival Keystone CO August3-4 Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30 microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys.
Steamboat Wine Festival Steamboat Springs CO August7-11 Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience.
Lafayette Peach Festival Lafayette CO August17 500 fresh peach pies and individual servings of peach cobbler while supplies last, are available for sale at Festival Plaza and in front of the Main Stage near Lafayette Florist.